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Prince of Wales

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noun
a title conferred on the eldest son, or heir apparent, of the British sovereign.
Cape, a cape in W Alaska, on Bering Strait opposite the Russian Federation: the westernmost point of North America.
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Origin of Prince of Wales

Middle English word dating back to 1275–1325
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British Dictionary definitions for Prince of Wales (1 of 2)

Prince of Wales1

noun
the eldest son and heir apparent of the British sovereign

British Dictionary definitions for Prince of Wales (2 of 2)

Prince of Wales2

noun
Cape Prince of Wales a cape in W Alaska, on the Bering Strait opposite the coast of the extreme northeast of Russia: the westernmost point of North America
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Cultural definitions for Prince of Wales

Prince of Wales

A title traditionally held by the male heir to the throne of Britain. (See Wales.)

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