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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- The position or dignity of a noble.

Usage examples (34)
  • Italian society, particularly those of its dominant class, the urban patriciate.
  • Or the Dutch commercial patriciate with that of Phoenicia, Venice, or Catalonia?
  • No one, not even Mrs. Astor, could have turned this tinsel patriciate into a first-rate one.
  • To the Amsterdam patriciate the yearly visit of the Queen is a social function full of interest. for more
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