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archduke

noun [C] uk   /ˌɑːtʃˈdjuːk/  us   /ˌɑːrtʃˈduːk/
a man of very high rank, especially in the past in the Austrian royal family: The assassination of the Archduke Ferdinand started off the First World War.
Translations of “archduke”
in Chinese (Traditional) 大公(尤指舊時奧地利皇太子)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 大公(尤指旧时奥地利皇太子)…
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