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princess British & World English

The daughter of a monarch

princess of/among in princess British & World English

A woman or thing regarded as pre-eminent in a particular sphere or group

Anne, Princess British & World English

Anne Elizabeth Alice Louise, the Princess Royal (b.1950), daughter of Elizabeth II. She is a skilled horsewoman (riding for Great Britain in the 1976 Olympics) and is president of Save the Children Fund. Her two children are Peter (b.1977) and Zara Philips (b.1981), by her former husband Captain Mark Philips

princess tree British & World English

Another name for empress tree

crown princess British & World English

The wife of a crown prince

Princess Regent British & World English

A princess who acts as regent

Princess Royal British & World English

The eldest daughter of a reigning monarch (especially as a title conferred by the British monarch)

Princess Royal New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

eldest daughter of a reigning monarch

Margaret, Princess British & World English

Margaret Rose (1930–2002), only sister of Elizabeth II. In 1960 she married Antony Armstrong-Jones, who was later created Earl of Snowdon; the marriage was dissolved in 1978. Their two children are David, Viscount Linley and Lady Sarah Chatto

People's Princess British & World English

A name for Diana, Princess of Wales

princess of the blood British & World English

A woman who is a princess by right of her royal descent

Diana, Princess of Wales British & World English

(1961–97), former wife of Prince Charles; title before marriage Lady Diana Frances Spencer. The daughter of the 8th Earl Spencer, she married Prince Charles in 1981; the couple were divorced in 1996. She became a popular figure through her charity work and glamorous media appearances, and her death in a car crash in Paris gave rise to intense national mourning

Diana, Princess of Wales New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

(1961–97), former wife of Prince Charles; title before marriage Lady Diana Frances Spencer

princess of the blood in princess British & World English

A woman who is a princess by right of her royal descent

Princess Eugenie in Andrew, Prince British & World English

Andrew Albert Christian Edward, Duke of York (b.1960), second son of Elizabeth II. He married Sarah Ferguson in 1986 but the couple divorced in 1996; they have two children, Princess Beatrice (b.1988) and Princess Eugenie (b.1990)

Princess Beatrice in Andrew, Prince British & World English

Andrew Albert Christian Edward, Duke of York (b.1960), second son of Elizabeth II. He married Sarah Ferguson in 1986 but the couple divorced in 1996; they have two children, Princess Beatrice (b.1988) and Princess Eugenie (b.1990)

Kelly, Grace British & World English

(1928–82), American film actress; also called (from 1956) Princess Grace of Monaco; born Grace Patricia Kelly. She starred in High Noon (1952) and also made three Hitchcock films, including Rear Window (1954), before retiring from films in 1956 on her marriage to Prince Rainier III of Monaco. She died in a road accident

Princess Grace of Monaco in Kelly, Grace British & World English

(1928–82), American film actress; also called (from 1956) Princess Grace of Monaco; born Grace Patricia Kelly. She starred in High Noon (1952) and also made three Hitchcock films, including Rear Window (1954), before retiring from films in 1956 on her marriage to Prince Rainier III of Monaco. She died in a road accident

Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary in Elizabeth II British & World English

(B.1926), daughter of George VI, queen of the United Kingdom since 1952; born Princess Elizabeth Alexandra Mary. She married Prince Philip in 1947; they have four children, Prince Charles, Princess Anne, Prince Andrew, and Prince Edward


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