dauphine

[daw-feen; French doh-feen]

Origin of dauphine

1860–65; < French; Middle French dalfine, feminine of dalphin dauphin

Dauphiné

[doh-fee-ney]
noun
  1. a historical region and former province of SE France.
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dauphine

dauphiness (ˈdɔːfɪnɪs)

noun
  1. French history the wife of a dauphin

Dauphiné

noun
  1. a former province of SE France: its rulers, the Counts of Vienne, assumed the title of dauphin; annexed to France in 1457
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