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Word of the Day – Jan. 22 – Morganatic

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Dee Dee - Word of the Day
Dee Dee – Word of the Day

Adjective: Morganatic  (mor-guh-NAT-ik)

Definition: Of, relating to, or being a marriage between a member of a royal or noble family and a person of inferior rank in which the rank of the inferior partner remains unchanged; and the children of the marriage do not succeed to the titles, fiefs, or entailed property of the parent of higher rank.

Sample sentence: The king’s son, the child of a morganatic marriage, will never rule.

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