prince of wales cape

Prince of Wales

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

Origin:
1275–1325; Middle English

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Prince of Wales1
 
n
the eldest son and heir apparent of the British sovereign

Prince of Wales2
 
n
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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Edward
masc. proper name, from O.E. Ead-weard, lit. "prosperity-guard." Edwardian is attested from 1861 in ref. to the medieval Eng. kings of that name; 1908 in the sense of "of the time or reign of Edward VII" (1901-10), and, since 1934, especially with reference to the men's clothing styles (cf. teddy-boy,
1954). 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 definition


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

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