grand duchess

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grand duchess

n.
1. The wife or widow of a grand duke.
2. A woman who is the sovereign of a grand duchy.
3. The daughter or granddaughter of a czar in the male line.
4. Used as the title for such a noblewoman.
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grand duchess

n
1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the wife or a widow of a grand duke
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a woman who holds the rank of grand duke in her own right
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grand′ duch′ess


n.
1. the wife or widow of a grand duke.
2. a woman who governs a grand duchy in her own right.
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Noun1.grand duchess - the wife of a grand duke or a woman holding that rank in her own rightgrand duchess - the wife of a grand duke or a woman holding that rank in her own right
duchess - the wife of a duke or a woman holding ducal title in her own right
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