dauphine

noun, often capitalized
dau·​phine | \ dȯ-ˈfēn How to pronounce dauphine (audio) , dō-\

Definition of dauphine

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: the wife of the dauphin

Dauphiné

geographical name
Dau·​phi·​né | \ ˌdō-fē-ˈnā How to pronounce Dauphiné (audio) \

Definition of Dauphiné (Entry 2 of 2)

region and former province of southeastern France north of Provence; capital Grenoble

First Known Use of dauphine

Noun

1824, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for dauphine

Noun

French

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