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grandee

a Spanish or Portuguese prince or nobleman of the highest rank
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Vilallonga, whose aristocratic surnames included Cabeza de Vaca, was the Marquis de Castellbell and a Grandee of Spain.
One of the Gage family ended his life as a grandee of Spain after vainly attempting to buy the throne of Poland, and another gave the family name to the greengage variety of plum.
In a special recognition ceremony, CEO Josh Shachar then presented an Award of Merit to the President of Madrid, Esperanza Aguirre y Gil de Biedma, Countess of Murillo, Grandee of Spain, and President of Madrid's People's Party, for her exemplary work in helping facilitate and promote the use of advanced robotic guidance systems in health care.