Definitions for dauphineˈdɔ fin, doʊ-
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
dau•phineˈdɔ fin, doʊ-(n.)
the wife of a dauphin.
Category: Usage Note, Western History
Origin of dauphine:
1860–65; < F; MF dalfine, fem. of dalphindauphin
a historical region and former province of SE France.
Category: Geography (places)
the title of the wife of the dauphin
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
a SW. province of France, of which the capital was Grenoble; annexed to the French crown under Philippe II. in 1349.