dukedom
noun see duke I

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Dukedom — may refer to: Duchy, the territory ruled by a duke the office of a duke Places United States Dukedom, Kentucky and Tennessee, an unincorporated community in Graves County, Kentucky and Weakley County, Tennessee Computer games Hamurabi) …   Wikipedia

  • Dukedom — Duke dom, n. 1. The territory of a duke. [1913 Webster] 2. The title or dignity of a duke. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • dukedom — [[t]dju͟ːkdəm, AM du͟ːk [/t]] dukedoms 1) N COUNT A dukedom is the rank or title of a duke. ...the present heir to the dukedom. 2) N COUNT A dukedom is the land owned by a duke …   English dictionary

  • dukedom — UK [ˈdjuːkdəm] / US [ˈdukdəm] noun [countable] Word forms dukedom : singular dukedom plural dukedoms 1) the area that a duke owns or rules over 2) the social position of a duke …   English dictionary

  • dukedom — duke ► NOUN 1) a male holding the highest hereditary title in the British and certain other peerages. 2) chiefly historical (in parts of Europe) a male ruler of a small independent state. 3) (dukes) informal fists. ● duke it out Cf. ↑duke it out …   English terms dictionary

  • dukedom — /doohk deuhm, dyoohk /, n. 1. a duchy. 2. the office or rank of a duke. [1425 75; late ME; see DUKE, DOM] * * * …   Universalium

  • dukedom — noun a) a region ruled by a duke or duchess; a duchy b) the rank or title of a duke …   Wiktionary

  • dukedom — Synonyms and related words: ally, archduchy, archdukedom, baronetcy, barony, body politic, buffer state, captive nation, chieftaincy, chieftainry, city state, colony, commonweal, commonwealth, country, county, domain, dominion, duchy, earldom,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • dukedom — duke|dom [ˈdju:kdəm US ˈdu:k ] n 1.) the rank of a duke 2.) the land and property belonging to a duke = ↑duchy …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • dukedom — duke|dom [ dukdəm ] noun count 1. ) the area that a duke owns or rules over 2. ) the social position of a duke …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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