Prince of Wales


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Prince of Wales

n.
1. The male heir to the British throne.
2. Used as the title for the male heir to the British throne, conferred by the sovereign.

Prince of Wales

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the eldest son and heir apparent of the British sovereign

Prince of Wales

n
(Placename) Cape Prince of Wales a cape in W Alaska, on the Bering Strait opposite the coast of the extreme northeast of Russia: the westernmost point of North America

Prince′ of Wales′


n.
1. a title conferred by the British sovereign on the male heir apparent, usu. the eldest son.
2. Cape, a cape in W Alaska, on Bering Strait: the westernmost point of North America.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Prince of Wales - the male heir apparent of the British sovereign
prince - a male member of a royal family other than the sovereign (especially the son of a sovereign)
Translations

Prince of Wales

nil principe di Galles
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But I heard that a marriage between the Prince of Wales and Mademoiselle d'Orleans was spoken of," said De Winter.
His majesty will then take refuge in Holland, where I hear his highness the Prince of Wales now is.
But this fine young savage --this sea Prince of Wales, never saw the captain's cabin.
That is exactly the point, Planchet, we must come to: it is to this eldest son, formerly called the Prince of Wales, and who is now styled Charles II.
Buckingham had left England the day before, sent as ambassador to Spain, to demand the hand of the Infanta for King Charles I, who was then only Prince of Wales.
We found the hotel and secured rooms, and were happy to know that the Prince of Wales had stopped there once.
My powerful and illustrious master," he began, "Charles, King of Navarre, Earl of Evreux, Count of Champagne, who also writeth himself Overlord of Bearn, hereby sends his love and greetings to his dear cousin Edward, the Prince of Wales, Governor of Aquitaine, Grand Commander of "
And makes you resemble the Prince of Wales or the Duke of Reichstadt.
Failing there, likewise, they began afresh at midnight; and made their way, not only to the judge and jury who had tried him, but to men of influence at court, to the young Prince of Wales, and even to the ante-chamber of the King himself.
The year the Prince of Wales came to the Island she was visiting her uncle in Charlottetown and he was a Government official, and so she got invited to the great ball.
A new chapter in a novel is something like a new scene in a play; and when I draw up the curtain this time, reader, you must fancy you see a room in the George Inn at Millcote, with such large figured papering on the walls as inn rooms have; such a carpet, such furniture, such ornaments on the mantelpiece, such prints, including a portrait of George the Third, and another of the Prince of Wales, and a representation of the death of Wolfe.
At a ball at Lady Russell's last night, I saw the Prince of Wales, and danced in the set with him.

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