prince regent


noun

a prince who is regent of a country.

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Origin of prince regent

First recorded in 1780–90
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prince regent

noun

a prince who acts as regent during the minority, disability, or absence of the legal sovereign

British Dictionary definitions for prince regent (2 of 2)

Prince Regent

noun

George IV as regent of Great Britain and Ireland during the insanity of his father (1811–20)
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