favorite daughter


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favorite daughter

A well-known person, especially a politician, who is supported and celebrated by people in her hometown. Rose was clearly the favorite daughter of her hometown of Bozeman, Montana.
See also: daughter, favorite

favourite daughter

A well-known person, especially a politician, who is supported and celebrated by people in her hometown. Rose was clearly the favourite daughter of her hometown of Manchester.
See also: daughter, favourite
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The compilation and translations from Mughal sources have been extracted from contemporary history, poetry, farmans, royal correspondence and orders concerning the ruling family, royal courtiers and officials of the court, from the birth of Shah Jahan in 1592 to the death of his favorite daughter, Jahanara, in 1681.
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