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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The domain controlled by a nobleman or noblewoman of the highest hereditary rank in certain continental European countries

Usage examples (38)
  • That country is now known as the duchy of Holstein.
  • The district ceded to Rollo developed into what in later times was known as the duchy of Normandy.
  • Have to use real geography and people, or very limited setting, such as duchy squeezed into map of Italy.
  • Middle Ages an important city belonging to the duchy of Milan. for more
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