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noun
the sovereign of a territory called a grand duchy, ranking next below a king.
a son of a czar or of a czar's son.
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Origin of grand duke

First recorded in 1685–95

OTHER WORDS FROM grand duke

grand-ducal, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for grand duke

grand duke

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