Definition of Orange, House of in English:

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Orange, House of

The Dutch royal house, originally a princely dynasty of the principality centered on the town of Orange in the 16th century.

Members of the family held the position of stadtholder or magistrate from the mid-16th until the late 18th century. In 1689 William of Orange became King William III of Great Britain and Ireland, and the son of the last stadtholder became King William I of the United Netherlands in 1815

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