queen regnant ExamplesWord Origin noun
- a queen who reigns in her own right.
Also queen regent. Origin of queen regnant First recorded in 1840–50 Examples from the Web for queen regnant Historical Examples of queen regnant
She assumed the title of Queen-regnant of England and Ireland.
Her little grand-daughter, afterward our queen-regnant, Anne, was staying at Colombe for her health at that time.
The post of almoner to the queen-regnant, Anne of Austria, was his reward.
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British Dictionary definitions for queen regnant queen regnant noun
- a queen who reigns on her own behalf