American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A daughter of a Spanish or Portuguese king.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A Spanish or Portuguese princess of the royal blood. See infante.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A title borne by every one of the daughters of the kings of Spain and Portugal, except the eldest.
- From Spanish infanta, Portuguese infanta, feminine of infante. (Wiktionary)
- Spanish and Portuguese, feminine of infante, infante; see infante. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“This is also where you'll find the Saint Jean Baptiste Church where young Louix XIV married the Spanish infanta, Maria-Theresa of Hapsburg.”
“Easier to snare the Hapsburg fox with a morsel like Marguerite than negotiate endlessly over the price of the infanta.”
“Marrying Marguerite would provide him the perfect pretext for releasing the infanta from this pledge.”
“The thought of an infanta little boy, a little girlset adrift by apathy or circumstance left an empty place in my heart.”
“Hiii I love the little infanta , I can't wait to see it for real.”
“The Spanish, meanwhile, have been champing at the bit for quite a while, wanting to invade England either to free it for the Catholics, or to put the Spanish infanta on the throne; doesn't really matter which.”
“The largest landowner in Germany, His Serene Highness also owned a bank, breweries, metallurgical companies, 10 other palaces and castles, and extensive properties in Brazil, inherited from his mother, an infanta of the Portuguese royal family.”
“Meanwhile, the infanta herself being rebuked by her benefactor for this instance of misbehaviour, promised faithfully to keep a stricter guard for the future over her conduct, and applied herself with great assiduity to the studies, in which she was assisted by the Swiss, who gradually lost the freedom of his heart, while she was profiting by his instruction.”
“What they revealed was the child Mona as the infanta from Velázquez, wearing a dress five times larger than she was.”
“For the next day she sent the aforesaid quantity of royal Chitterlings to the good Gargantua, under the conduct of young Niphleseth, infanta of the island.”
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