- the wife of a crown prince.
- a female heir presumptive or heir apparent to a throne.
Origin of crown princess
First recorded in 1860–65
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Examples from the Web for crown princess
Of the Crown-Princess I inquired whither he had gone, but, as usual, she had no idea.
The crown-princess went out: it was time to hurry and dress.Majesty
Of the Crown-Princess there is some pleasant shadow traced as on cobweb, to this effect.History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. X. (of XXI.)
I am so very glad to see you at last,—and I felt at once that the Crown-Princess was a friend.The Story of My Life, volumes 4-6
Augustus J. C. Hare
"First, the Emperor must know nothing, and the Crown-Princess must be kept in entire ignorance at all costs," he declared.
- the wife of a crown prince
- the female heir to a sovereign throne
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