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merchant prince

noun
1.
a very wealthy or influential merchant.
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45
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Examples for merchant prince
  • The article brings with it the name of the late merchant prince.
  • If the lobby were ever unanimous in anything, it was cursing the great merchant prince that night.
British Dictionary definitions for merchant prince

merchant prince

noun
1.
a very wealthy merchant
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Contemporary definitions for merchant prince
noun

a wealthy and politically influential person involved in trade

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