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grand duke

n.
1. A nobleman who is the sovereign of a grand duchy.
2. A son or grandson of a czar in the male line.
3. Used as the title for such a nobleman.

grand duke

n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a prince or nobleman who rules a territory, state, or principality
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a son or a male descendant in the male line of a Russian tsar
3. (Historical Terms) a medieval Russian prince who ruled over other princes

grand′ duke′


n.
1. the sovereign of a grand duchy, ranking next below a king.
2. a son or grandson of a czar.
grand′-du′cal, adj.
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Noun1.grand duke - a prince who rules a territorygrand duke - a prince who rules a territory  
prince - a male member of a royal family other than the sovereign (especially the son of a sovereign)
Translations
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