Definition of the royal we noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

the royal we

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the use of 'we' instead of 'I' by British kings or queens in former times. Although this is no longer done, people still sometimes make jokes about it.
We are not amused.
a famous remark made by Queen Victoria

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