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  1. queen mother(noun)

    a queen dowager who is mother of the reigning sovereign

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  1. queen mother(Noun)

    A widowed queen consort (a queen dowager) whose son or daughter from that marriage is the reigning monarch.

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  1. Queen mother

    Queen mother is a title or position reserved for a widowed queen consort whose son or daughter from that marriage is the reigning monarch. The term has been used in English since at least 1577. It arises in hereditary monarchies in Europe and is also used to describe a number of similar yet distinct monarchical concepts in non-European cultures around the world.

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