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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
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British Dictionary definitions for prince of wales cape

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
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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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