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(since 1917) a member of the present British royal family.
Compare Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (def 1).
Duke of, Edward VIII.
Wallis Warfield, Duchess of (Bessie Wallis Warfield Spencer Simpson) 1896–1986, U.S. socialite: wife of Edward VIII of England, who abdicated the throne to marry her.
Official name Windsor and Maidenhead. a city in E Berkshire, in S England, on the Thames: the site of the residence (Windsor Castle) of English sovereigns since William the Conqueror.
a city in S Ontario, in SE Canada, opposite Detroit, Michigan.
a town in N central Connecticut.
Contemporary Examples

Jubilee Concert Goes Ahead As Philip Hospitalized June 3, 2012
Gordie Howe Hockey’s Greatest War Horse W.C. Heinz May 30, 2014
Flood Waters Approach Windsor Castle Tom Sykes February 11, 2014
Queen Buys Warhol of Herself Tom Sykes September 27, 2012
Happy Birthday, Prince George! Will the Wee Royal Be the First King of the 22nd Century? Emma Woolf July 20, 2014

Historical Examples

The White Rose of Langley Emily Sarah Holt
The Green Carnation Robert Smythe Hichens
Memoirs of the Court and Cabinets of George the Third, Volume 2 (of 2) The Duke of Buckingham
The Green Carnation Robert Smythe Hichens
Stories of Authors, British and American Edwin Watts Chubb

a town in S England, in Windsor and Maidenhead unitary authority, Berkshire, on the River Thames, linked by bridge with Eton: site of Windsor Castle, residence of English monarchs since its founding by William the Conqueror; Old Windsor, royal residence in the time of Edward the Confessor, is 3 km (2 miles) southeast. Pop: 26 747 (2001 est) Official name New Windsor
a city in SE Canada, in S Ontario on the Detroit River opposite Detroit: motor-vehicle manufacturing; university (1963). Pop: 208 402 (2001)
the official name of the British royal family from 1917
Duke of Windsor, the title, from 1937, of Edward VIII


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