Landgraviate
Landgraviate Land*gra"vi*ate, n. [Cf. F. landgraviat.] 1. The territory held by a landgrave. [1913 Webster]

2. The office, jurisdiction, or authority of a landgrave. [1913 Webster]


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  • landgraviate — /land gray vee it, ayt /, n. the office, jurisdiction, or territory of a landgrave. [1650 60; < ML landgraviatus. See LANDGRAVE (ML landgravius), ATE3] * * * …   Universalium

  • landgraviate — noun The countship of a landgrave, a rare type of principality in the Holy Roman Empire …   Wiktionary

  • landgraviate — land·gra·vi·ate …   English syllables

  • landgraviate — land•gra•vi•ate [[t]lændˈgreɪ vi ɪt, ˌeɪt[/t]] n. gov why the office, jurisdiction, or territory of a landgrave • Etymology: 1650–60; < ML landgraviātus …   From formal English to slang

  • landgraviate — /lændˈgreɪviət/ (say land grayveeuht), / eɪt/ (say ayt) noun the office, jurisdiction, or territory of a landgrave. {landgrav(e) + i 1 + ate3} …   Australian English dictionary

  • landgraviate — lan(d)ˈgrāvēˌāt, ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷vēˌāt, ēə̇t noun ( s) Etymology: Middle French landgraviat, from Medieval Latin landgravius, lantgravius landgrave (from Middle High German lantgrāve) + Middle French at (from Latin atus …   Useful english dictionary

  • Landgraviate of Hesse — Infobox Former Country native name = Landgrafschaft Hessen conventional long name = Landgraviate of Hesse common name = Hesse continent = Europe region = Central Europe country = Germany era = Middle Ages, Reformation status = Vassal empire =… …   Wikipedia

  • Landgraviate of Hesse-Darmstadt — Infobox Former Country native name = Landgrafschaft Hessen Darmstadt conventional long name = Landgraviate of Hesse Darmstadt common name = Hesse Darmstadt continent = Europe region = Germany country = Germany era = status = Vassal status text=… …   Wikipedia

  • Landgraviate of Hesse-Rotenburg — Hesse Rotenburg is a former German landgraviate which was broken up in 1834. In 1627 Ernest (1623 1693), a younger son of Maurice, Landgrave of Hesse Kassel (or Hesse Cassel), received Rheinfels and lower Katzenelnbogen as his inheritance, and… …   Wikipedia

  • Landgraviate of Brabant — The Landgraviat of Brabant must be distinguished from the Duchy of Brabant. The Duchy of Brabant was initially a feudal elevation of the landgraviat, but its name was applied to the entire country under the control of the Dukes of Brabant, from… …   Wikipedia

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