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queen dowager

n
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the widow of a king
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queen′ dow′ager


n.
the widow of a king.
[1615–25]
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Noun1.queen dowager - the widow of a kingqueen dowager - the widow of a king      
queen mother - a queen dowager who is mother of the reigning sovereign
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