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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The wife or widow of a grand duke.
  • n. A woman who is the sovereign of a grand duchy.
  • n. The daughter or granddaughter of a czar in the male line.
  • n. Used as the title for such a noblewoman.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The wife or widow of a grand duke.
  • n. sometimes applied to render a grand prince's female spouse
  • n. A daughter or granddaughter of a sovereign (czar or later emperor) of the Russian Empire or a pretender to the throne thereof.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. In Russia, a daughter of the Czar.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the wife of a grand duke or a woman holding that rank in her own right

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