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 - a female sovereign ruler
Translations

royal family

n the royal familyla famiglia reale
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These include: A free room to accommodate a maximum of three children and breakfast for each full priced room booked Up to two children are invited to stay free of charge with their parents in one of the hotels luxurious Sovereign family rooms Gleneagles is located within an hour of Edinburgh and Glasgow, and offers the perfect getaway for the whole family.
Spending money will not be a problem for ADUG, bankrolled by the United Arab Emirates' sovereign family and with assets worth an estimated pounds 875bn.

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