- (since 1917) a member of the present British royal family.Compare Saxe-Coburg-Gotha(def 1).
- Duke of. Edward VIII.
- Wallis Warfield, Duchess ofBessie 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.
Examples from the Web for windsor
He is expected to spend the next few days closeted with lawyers and advisers at his home, Royal Lodge, in Windsor Great Park.From Playboy Prince to Dirty Old Man?
January 5, 2015
But Sarah Ferguson still lives in the family home, Royal Lodge in Windsor Great Park, when she is in the U.K.Fergie Dives Into Prince Andrew’s Sex Scandal
January 5, 2015
As I noted in May, the Windsor opinion is actually much narrower than the cases that have followed in its midst.Supreme Court to Gay-Marriage Foes: Get Lost
October 6, 2014
A caravan from Windsor, Ontario across the river recently delivered a couple of hundred gallons to needy customers.Detroit Shuts Off Water to Residents but Not to Businesses Who Owe Millions
Mary M. Chapman
July 26, 2014
It has been called the “golden hem of Windsor”: whatever George or Kate wears instantly sells out.Happy Birthday, Prince George! Will the Wee Royal Be the First King of the 22nd Century?
July 21, 2014
"Royal invitation, or rather command, to Windsor," he cried.Alice, or The Mysteries, Complete
But this is a question of taste and ceremony, and so is the Windsor Uniform.The Uncommercial Traveller
He asked whether I would choose to lodge in the town of Windsor, or out of it?
Mr. Lovelace is gone to Windsor, having left two servants to attend me.
I cabled over to your address, and said I was staying at the Windsor for a few days.A Woman Intervenes
- 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
Word Origin and History for windsor
town in Berkshire, Old English Windlesoran (c.1060), literally "bank or slope with a windlass" (Old English *windels). Site of a royal residence, hence Windsor chair (1724), Windsor tie (1895), Windsor knot in a necktie (1953).