Saxe-Coburg-Gotha


Saxe-Coburg-Gotha
noun
the name of the royal family that ruled Great Britain from 1901-1917; the name was changed to Windsor in 1917 in response to anti-German feelings in World War I
Hypernyms: ↑dynasty, ↑royalty, ↑royal family, ↑royal line, ↑royal house
Member Meronyms: ↑Edward, ↑Edward VII, ↑Albert Edward, ↑George, ↑George V

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Saxe-Coburg-Gotha [Saxe-Coburg-Gotha]
the name of the British ↑royal family from the beginning of the rule of King ↑Edward VIII in 1901. The name originally belonged to Edward VII’s father, the German Prince Albert. During World War I public feeling against Germany caused King ↑George V to change it to Windsor in 1917.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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