Duke of Windsor

Duke of Windsor
noun
King of England and Ireland in 1936; his marriage to Wallis Warfield Simpson created a constitutional crisis leading to his abdication (1894-1972)
Syn: ↑Edward, ↑Edward VIII
Instance Hypernyms: ↑King of England, ↑King of Great Britain
Member Holonyms: ↑Windsor, ↑House of Windsor

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