Pronunciation: (ed'wurd), [key]
1. Prince of Wales and Duke of Cornwall (“The Black Prince”), 1330–76, English military leader (son of Edward III).
2. Lake, a lake in central Africa, between Uganda and Zaire: a source of the Nile. 830 sq. mi. (2150 sq. km).
3. a male given name: from Old English words meaning “rich, happy” and “guardian.”
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