the eldest son of a king of France, used as a title from 1349 to 1830.
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How to use dauphin in a sentence
Dr. George Crozier of the dauphin Island Sea Lab discusses the environmental impact the oil spill will have on the Gulf Coast.
If the question had been simply one of pedigree, the right of the dauphin would have been incontestable.
The dauphin and his eldest son the Duke of Burgundy would waive their rights.
The dauphin would be perfectly willing to renounce them for himself and for all his descendants.
They believed that the dauphin's soldiers had sworn, if they entered Paris, to slay whomsoever they found there.The Merrie Tales Of Jacques Tournebroche | Anatole France
Her idolatry for Francois I. saved the house of the Medici from all suspicion when the dauphin was poisoned.Catherine de' Medici | Honore de Balzac
British Dictionary definitions for dauphin
(1349–1830) the title of the direct heir to the French throne; the eldest son of the king of France
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