royal family

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Noun1.royal family - royal persons collectivelyroyal family - royal persons collectively; "the wedding was attended by royalty"
house - aristocratic family line; "the House of York"
Hanoverian line, House of Hanover, Hanover - the English royal house that reigned from 1714 to 1901 (from George I to Victoria)
Habsburg, Hapsburg - a royal German family that provided rulers for several European states and wore the crown of the Holy Roman Empire from 1440 to 1806
Hohenzollern - a German noble family that ruled Brandenburg and Prussia
House of Lancaster, Lancastrian line, Lancaster - the English royal house that reigned from 1399 to 1461; its emblem was a red rose
Plantagenet, Plantagenet line - the family name of a line of English kings that reigned from 1154 to 1485
Romanoff, Romanov - the Russian imperial line that ruled from 1613 to 1917
Saxe-Coburg-Gotha - the name of the royal family that ruled Great Britain from 1901-1917; the name was changed to Windsor in 1917 in response to anti-German feelings in World War I
Stuart - the royal family that ruled Scotland from 1371-1714 and ruled England from 1603 to 1649 and again from 1660 to 1714
House of York, York - the English royal house (a branch of the Plantagenet line) that reigned from 1461 to 1485; its emblem was a white rose
Highness - (Your Highness or His Highness or Her Highness) title used to address a royal person
king, male monarch, Rex - a male sovereign; ruler of a kingdom
prince - a male member of a royal family other than the sovereign (especially the son of a sovereign)
princess - a female member of a royal family other than the queen (especially the daughter of a sovereign)
female monarch, queen regnant, queen - a female sovereign ruler
queen - the wife or widow of a king
Translations

royal family

n the royal familyla famiglia reale
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There are laws, it is true, against adultery, but they seem to have been only for the meaner people, and the women of quality, especially the ouzoros, or ladies of the blood royal, are so much above them, that their husbands have not even the liberty of complaining; and certainly to support injuries of this kind without complaining requires a degree of patience which few men can boast of.
the people have seen Monsieur de Conde, a prince of the blood royal, arrested by my mother-in-law, Maria de Medicis; they saw my mother-in-law, their former regent, expelled by the cardinal; they saw Monsieur de Vendome, that is to say, the son of Henry IV.
It is our right,'' he said, `` to choose from the blood royal the prince who is best qualified to hold the supreme power that is,'' said he, correcting himself, ``him whose election will best promote the interests of the nobility.
Under favoring circumstances, Isabel's maternal grandfather might have been Archbishop of Canterbury, and have taken precedence of the whole House of Peers, the Princes of the blood Royal alone excepted.
How the hidden egg hatched true--no drone, but Blood Royal.
My children," he added, "let me embrace you, and embrace each other, not only as brothers and sister, but as having in you the blood royal of Persia which could flow in no nobler veins.
The latest entry, Barbarian Blood Royal, was released December 15.
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Lord Nicholas Windsor is the first British male blood royal to publically convert to Catholicism since Charles II's deadthbed converion in 1685.
Even worse for the only blood royal princesses of their generation, they've lost their round-the-clock protection squad, which set taxpayers back more than PS250,000 per princess annually.
From a lower middle-class background he has gone on via Grammar School and a liberal Oxbridge education to living in a palace and ranking only behind the Dukes of the Blood Royal.