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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.
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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
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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.
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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)
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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."
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As patron of Britain's three main intelligence agencies - GCHQ, MI6 and MI5 - the Prince of Wales was at GCHQ's Cheltenham headquarters to mark its centenary year.
Steve Hughson, chief executive of the Royal Welsh Agricultural Society, said: "This is a great honour for the society, particularly as we are able to acknowledge HRH The Prince of Wales' 50th anniversary of his investiture.
A PHOTOGRAPH of the heir to the throne has been released to mark the 50th anniversary of his investiture as the Prince of Wales.
The portrait shows Charles standing in the dining-room of Llwynywermod, his Welsh home in Myddfai, Llandovery, with a hand-carved set of the Prince of Wales' feathers mounted on the wall in the background.
THE Prince of Wales has made a special visit to South Wales Police headquarters as part of celebrations to mark the force's 50th anniversary.
Prince Charles' role as the Prince of Wales was snubbed in a documentary.
His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales (Prince Charles), founder and President of The Prince's Trust has announced Prince Karim Aga Khan as Global Founding Patron of the Trust's work.
THE Prince of Wales has presented campaign medals to soldiers returning from Afghanistan.