Princedom
Princedom Prince"dom, n. The jurisdiction, sovereignty, rank, or estate of a prince. [1913 Webster]

Thrones, princedoms, powers, dominions, I reduce. --Milton. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • princedom — UK [ˈprɪnsdəm] / US noun [countable] Word forms princedom : singular princedom plural princedoms formal a principality …   English dictionary

  • princedom — prince ► NOUN 1) a son or other close male relative of a monarch. 2) a male monarch of a small state. 3) (in some European countries) a nobleman. DERIVATIVES princedom noun. ORIGIN from Latin princeps first, chief, sovereign …   English terms dictionary

  • princedom — noun Date: 1560 1. the jurisdiction, sovereignty, rank, or estate of a prince 2. principality 3 usually used in plural …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • princedom — /prins deuhm/, n. 1. the position, rank, or dignity of a prince. 2. the territory of a prince; principality. 3. princedoms, (in medieval angelology) principalities. Cf. angel (def. 1). [1550 60; PRINCE + DOM] * * * …   Universalium

  • princedom — noun The jurisdiction, sovereignty, rank, or estate of a prince …   Wiktionary

  • princedom — prince|dom [ prınsdəm ] noun count FORMAL a PRINCIPALITY …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • princedom — prince·dom || prɪnsdÉ™m n. principality, territory ruled by a prince …   English contemporary dictionary

  • princedom — noun (countable usually singular) formal a country ruled by a prince; principality …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • princedom — prince·dom …   English syllables

  • princedom — prince•dom [[t]ˈprɪns dəm[/t]] n. 1) gov the position, rank, or dignity of a prince 2) gov the territory of a prince; principality • Etymology: 1550–60 …   From formal English to slang

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