- a title used prior to 1917 and designating a brother, sister, child, grandchild, aunt, or uncle belonging to the male line of the royal family.
- a title used since 1917 and designating a child or grandchild of the sovereign.
- any person given this title by the Crown.
(in other countries) a person who is a member of a royal family.
A THANKSGIVING SPELLING QUIZ TO FEED YOUR HISTORY KNOWHOW
Before you celebrate family and blessings this year, take this quiz to test your spelling knowledge of the history and important figures of the first Thanksgiving.
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Origin of Royal Highness
First recorded in 1645–55
Words nearby Royal Highness
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British Dictionary definitions for Royal Highness
a title of honour used in addressing or referring to a member of a royal family
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