Definition of Prince Royal in English:

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Prince Royal


The eldest son of a reigning monarch.
Example sentences
  • The Constitution of 1791 reserved the title of Prince Royal to the heir to the throne, and that of prince français to all those formerly called "princes du sang".
  • In Portugal the heir apparent to the throne had the title of Prince Royal from the reign of King Edward (1433–38).

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Syllabification: Prince Roy·al

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