from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A dowager queen who is the mother of a reigning monarch.
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- n. A widowed queen consort (a queen dowager) whose son or daughter from that marriage is the reigning monarch.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. a queen dowager who is also mother of the reigning king or queen.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a queen dowager who is mother of the reigning sovereign
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