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Meaning of princess

prin•cess

Pronunciation: (prin'sis, -ses, prin-ses'), [key]
— n.
  1. a nonreigning female member of a royal family.
  2. a female sovereign or monarch; queen.
  3. the consort of a prince.
  4. (in Great Britain) a daughter or granddaughter (if the child of a son) of a king or queen.
  5. a woman considered to have the qualities or characteristics of a princess.
—adj.
  1. (of a woman's dress, coat, or the like) styled with a close-fitting bodice and flared skirt, cut in single pieces, as gores, from shoulder to hem.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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