Definition of Dauphine

1. Proper noun. (context now _ historical) A former province of southeastern France, centred on Grenoble. ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dauphine

1. the wife of a dauphin [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dauphine

dauntedly
daunter
daunters
daunting
dauntingly
dauntless
dauntlessly
dauntlessness
dauntlessnesses
daunton
dauntoned
dauntons
daunts
daunyng
dauphin
dauphine (current term)
dauphines
dauphiness
dauphinesses
dauphinoise
dauphinoises
dauphins
daur
daurade
daured
dauring
daurs
daut
dauted
dautie

Literary usage of Dauphine

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1. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1904)
"In dauphine the elections took a form absolutely peculiar. The assembly of Romans, after settling the constitution of the provincial Estates, had gone on of ..."

2. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1863)
"The Alps of dauphine. By FF TUCKETT, Esq., FRGS* FEW portions of the mountain system of Europe have been less thoroughly explored than the lofty group of ..."

3. Paris by Peter Eckerlin, Elke Pastre (2001)
"PLACE dauphine Idyllic Tip of the Island At the west tip of the lie de la Cite ... Place dauphine 0. a three-cornered "square" was created in the early 17th ..."

4. The World's Great Classics by Timothy Dwight, Julian Hawthorne (1899)
"Humbert, the last of these, made John, son of Philip of Valois, his heir, on condition that dauphine should be constantly preserved as a separate possession ..."

5. The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Cæsar, to the Revolution by David Hume (1810)
"Miscarriage of a design upon Dunkirk. § XXXV. The campaign is inactive on the Rhine and in Hungary. § XXXVI. The Duke of Savoy invades dauphine. § XXXVII. ..."

6. The History of England by Tobias George Smollett, David Hume (1841)
"The Duke of Savoy invades dauphine.—The Duke of Hanover created an Elector of the Empire. A CONSPIRACY against the government had been CHAP. lately ..."

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