grand duchess definition

  • noun:
    • The spouse or widow of a grand duke.
    • a lady who's the sovereign of a grand duchy.
    • The girl or granddaughter of a czar in the male line.
    • Used whilst the name for such a noblewoman.
    • The partner or widow of a grand duke.
    • occasionally placed on render a grand prince's feminine partner
    • A daughter or granddaughter of a sovereign (czar or subsequent emperor) associated with Russian Empire or a pretender on throne thereof.
    • the spouse of a grand duke or a woman keeping that position in her own very own right
  • adjective:
    • In Russia, a daughter associated with Czar.

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