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  • n. Plural form of highnesse.

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Examples

  • Researchers, scientists, heads of state, diabetes organizations, professors, medical practitioners -- and several of Dubai's royal highnesses including His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, and His Excellency Qadhi Saeed Al Murooshid from the Dubai Health Authority -- are here to stem the tide of diabetes.

    Riva Greenberg: International Diabetes Federation Congress in Dubai

  • As if the commoner Middletons were not worrying enough to royal scholars such as James Whitaker, there had to be a risk that Goldsmith, a property developer, might, with his record of upstart hedonism actively contaminate an occasion featuring a King of Saudi Arabia, their Tonganese highnesses and the hardly less eminent royal broadcaster, ITN's Tom Bradby.

    Look what you're marrying into, Kate | Catherine Bennett

  • Charles' office, Clarence House, confirmed that "their royal highnesses' car was attacked by protesters on the way to their engagement at the London Palladium this evening, but their royal highnesses are unharmed."

    U.K. officials OK college tuition hike amid protests

  • Charles' office, Clarence House, confirmed the attack but said "their royal highnesses are unharmed."

    Car Containing Prince Charles And Camilla Attacked By Student Protesters

  • I, as a proud member of Teds pay per view site, I do not think for myself and only regurgitate his highnesses rhetoric.

    Is Joe Biden a Closet Gun Lover?

  • But you were right - he was too fearful of his own situation to inform on me to their highnesses.

    The Sky Writer

  • He explained that this name was part of the title of “a silly fairy tale, called The Three Princes of Serendip: as their highnesses traveled, they were always making discoveries, by accidents and sagacity, of things which they were not in quest of.”

    Sampatti = serendipity

  • BARACK OBAMA, PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES: Your majesties, your royal highnesses, distinguished members of the Norwegian Nobel Committee, citizens of America and citizens of the world, I receive this honor with deep gratitude and great humility.

    CNN Transcript Dec 10, 2009

  • DANICA LO, WRITER, "NEW YORK POST": You know, it was almost painfully embarrassing to watch their insufferably smug highnesses snob Ryan Seacrest at the Oscars and at the Golden Globes.

    CNN Transcript Feb 24, 2009

  • Just as they rose from table, in came four serene highnesses, who had also been stripped of their territories by the fortune of war, and had come to spend the remainder of the carnival at Venice.

    Candide

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