grand duke

Origin of grand duke

First recorded in 1685–95
Related formsgrand-du·cal, adjective
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grand duke

noun
  1. a prince or nobleman who rules a territory, state, or principality
  2. a son or a male descendant in the male line of a Russian tsar
  3. a medieval Russian prince who ruled over other princes
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