name of the ruling family of Great Britain since 1917, when the name was officially changed from Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
Duke of (Edward Albert Christian George Andrew Patrick David) 1894-1972; king of England, as Edward VIII (1936): abdicated: son of George V
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city in Berkshire, SE England, on the Thames, just west of London: site of Windsor Castle: county district pop. 132,000
after the city in England
port in SE Ontario, Canada, opposite Detroit: pop. 198,000
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Ruling house of Great Britain (since 1917), including George V, who adopted the name Windsor in 1917, and his descendants Edward VIII, George VI, and Elizabeth II.
- A city of southeast Ontario, Canada, on the Detroit River opposite Detroit, Michigan. Settled by the French after 1701, it is a port of entry and an industrial center. Population: 216,000.
- A municipal borough of south-central England on the Thames River southwest of London. Windsor Castle has been a royal residence since the time of William the Conqueror. Population: 29,700.
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, Wallis Warfield. Duchess of Windsor. 1896-1986.
American divorcée who married the Duke of Windsor, formerly Edward VIII of England, in 1937.