Stadtholderate Stadt"hold`er*ate (-[asl]t), Stadtholdership Stadt"hold`er*ship (-sh[i^]p), n. The office or position of a stadtholder. [1913 Webster]

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  • stadtholderate — noun see stadtholder …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • stadtholderate — stadt·hold·er·ate …   English syllables

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  • Stadtholdership — Stadtholderate Stadt hold er*ate ( [asl]t), Stadtholdership Stadt hold er*ship ( sh[i^]p), n. The office or position of a stadtholder. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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