Definition of noble-born in English:

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Belonging by birth to the aristocracy: the noble-born Lady Mary Hamilton
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  • My girls have had their feminine education, of course, since they are noble-born, but most of the women here are anything but!
  • This movement in turn stirred democratic tendencies within the clergy, and throughout the century dissident priests pressed for ordinary parish clergy to exercise more power in an institution controlled mostly by noble-born bishops.
  • Book 1 introduces us to the teenage Count Branaric and Countess Meliara of Tlanth: noble-born, but left by their dead father in a cold, rundown castle with insufficient means to pay taxes to Galdran, the corrupt ruler of the kingdom of Remalna.

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