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grand duchess

noun
1.
the wife or widow of a grand duke.
2.
a woman who governs a grand duchy in her own right.
3.
a daughter of a czar or of a czar's son.
Origin
1750-1760
1750-60
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British Dictionary definitions for grand duchess

grand duchess

noun
1.
the wife or a widow of a grand duke
2.
a woman who holds the rank of grand duke in her own right
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Encyclopedia Article for grand duchess

title of sovereign princes ranking between kings and dukes and of certain members of the Russian imperial family

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