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Definition of "infanta" [‖In•fan•ta]

  • A daughter of a Spanish or Portuguese king. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "infanta" in a sentence
  • "This is also where you'll find the Saint Jean Baptiste Church where young Louix XIV married the Spanish infanta, Maria-Theresa of Hapsburg."
  • "Easier to snare the Hapsburg fox with a morsel like Marguerite than negotiate endlessly over the price of the infanta."
  • "Marrying Marguerite would provide him the perfect pretext for releasing the infanta from this pledge."