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Prince of Wales

noun
1.
a title conferred on the eldest son, or heir apparent, of the British sovereign.
2.
Cape, a cape in W Alaska, on Bering Strait opposite the Russian Federation: the westernmost point of North America.
Origin
1275-1325
1275-1325; Middle English

Edward

[ed-werd] /ˈɛd wərd/
noun
1.
Prince of Wales and Duke of Cornwall ("The Black Prince") 1330–76, English military leader (son of Edward III).
2.
Lake, a lake in central Africa, between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of the Congo: a source of the Nile. 830 sq. mi. (2150 sq. km).
3.
a male given name: from Old English words meaning “rich, happy” and “guardian.”.
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British Dictionary definitions for Prince of Wales

Prince of Wales1

noun
1.
the eldest son and heir apparent of the British sovereign

Prince of Wales2

noun
1.
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

Edward1

/ˈɛdwəd/
noun
1.
Lake Edward, a lake in central Africa, between Uganda and the Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaïre) in the Great Rift Valley: empties through the Semliki River into Lake Albert. Area: about 2150 sq km (830 sq miles) Former official name Lake Amin

Edward2

/ˈɛdwəd/
noun
1.
known as the Black Prince. 1330–76, Prince of Wales, the son of Edward III of England. He won victories over the French at Crécy (1346) and Poitiers (1356) in the Hundred Years' War
2.
Prince. born 1964, Earl of Wessex, third son of Elizabeth II of Great Britain and Northern Ireland. In 1999 he married Sophie Rhys-Jones (born 1965); their daughter Louise was born in 2003 and their son James in 2007
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Word Origin and History for Prince of Wales

Edward

masc. proper name, from Old English Eadweard, literally "prosperity-guard," from ead "wealth, prosperity" + weard "guardian" (see ward (n.)). Among the 10 most popular names for boys born in the U.S. every year from 1895 to 1930.

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Prince of Wales in Culture

Prince of Wales definition


A title traditionally held by the male heir to the throne of Britain. (See Wales.)

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