HyperDic: grand_duke

English > 1 sense of the expression grand duke:
NOUNperson grand dukea prince who rules a territory
English > grand duke: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningA prince who rules a territory.
InstancesIvan III, Ivan III Vasilievich, Ivan the Greatgrand duke of Muscovy whose victories against the Tartars laid the basis for Russian unity (1440-1505)
BroaderprinceA male member of a royal family other than the sovereign (especially the son of a sovereign)
Spanishgran duque
Catalangran duc

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