Windsor definition by Webster's New World
name of the ruling family of Great Britain since 1917, when the name was officially changed from Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
Windsor, 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. 132,000official name New Windsor
Origin: after the city in Englandport in SE Ontario, Canada, opposite Detroit: pop. 198,000
Windsor definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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.
, Duke of
See Edward VIII.
, Wallis Warfield. Duchess of Windsor. 1896-1986.
American divorcée who married the Duke of Windsor, formerly Edward VIII of England, in 1937.