prince regent

Origin of prince regent

First recorded in 1780–90
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prince regent

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

Prince Regent

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