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EtymologyEdit

Old French grant duc, from Latin grandis + dux, from the verb duco (to lead).

Alternative formsEdit

grand-duke, grandduke

NounEdit

grand duke (plural grand dukes)

  1. Ruler or monarch of a grand duchy.
  2. Son or grandson of a czar (emperor) of the Russian Empire. (A more literal translation of the Russian would be grand prince.)

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