The eldest daughter of a reigning monarch (especially as a title conferred by the British monarch): [as title]: there was an official opening by the Princess Royal
More example sentences
- Born Princess Anne in 1950, she received the title Princess Royal from The Queen in June 1987.
- The Princess Royal is a lifetime title (i.e., not hereditary), bestowed only upon the eldest daughter of the Sovereign, but entirely at the Sovereign's discretion.
Definition of Princess Royal in:
- The US English dictionary