electress

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electress

(ɪˈlɛktrɪs) or

electoress

n
a female elector

e•lec•tress

(ɪˈlɛk trɪs)

n.
the wife or widow of an Elector of the Holy Roman Empire.
[1610–20]
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While Leibniz never formed any close romantic attachments throughout his life, he did form a solid intellectual bond with Sophie Charlotte, electress of Brandenburg and later queen of Prussia.