grand duchess

noun
  1. the wife or widow of a grand duke.
  2. a woman who governs a grand duchy in her own right.
  3. a daughter of a czar or of a czar's son.

Origin of grand duchess

First recorded in 1750–60
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grand duchess

noun
  1. the wife or a widow of a grand duke
  2. a woman who holds the rank of grand duke in her own right
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