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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