from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The male heir to the British throne.
- n. Used as the title for the male heir to the British throne, conferred by the sovereign.
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- proper n. A royal title given to the heir apparent to the reigning monarch of the United Kingdom.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. the oldest son of the English sovereign.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the male heir apparent of the British sovereign
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JEPHSON: Well, the Prince of Wales is the future head of the Church of England.
I mean, of course, one thinks of the Second World War and how important all that was, so it is, of course, very important that the Prince of Wales is a welcome figure in the United States.
JOBSON: This is the queen here with the Duke of Edinburgh, and they will be going back to Buckingham Palace, where they will be having a private family lunch, and the Prince of Wales will be the only member of the royal family to accompany the Queen Mother all the way to Windsor, where they will be united later.
In the evening, we steered for those islands which we supposed were called the Prince of Wales's Islands; and about two o'clock in the morning, came to an anchor with a grappling, along side of an island, which we called Laforey's Island.
An important part of the character of a man in the position so long held by the Prince of Wales is the fact of moderation, or otherwise, in eating and drinking.
The Prince of Wales is a hard - working man in his way, which means in many ways, for the public benefit -
The Sunday Telegraph also understands that the second carrier, the Prince of Wales will be a helicopter/assault/amphibious ship.
"In his attitude to English Society, the Prince of Wales is a benevolent despot.
"That is exactly the point, Planchet, we must come to: it is to this eldest son, formerly called the Prince of Wales, and who is now styled
The Prince of Wales is a man of zero prejudice and both of his sons have always been most respectful. "