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PRINCE. In a general sense, a sovereign the ruler of a nation or state. The
son of a king or emperor, or the issue of a royal family; as, princes of the
blood. The chief of any body of men.
2. By a clause inserted in policies of insurance, the insurer is liable for all losses occasioned by "arrest or detainment of all kings, princes, and people, of what nation, condition, or quality soever." 1 Bouv. Inst. n. 1218.