noun see viscount

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  • viscounty — [vī′kount΄tē] n. pl. viscounties VISCOUNTCY …   English World dictionary

  • Viscounty — Viscountship Vis count ship, Viscounty Vis count y, n. [F. vicomt[ e].] The quality, rank, or office of a viscount. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • viscounty — /vuy kown tee/, n., pl. viscounties. 1. viscountcy. 2. Hist. the jurisdiction of a viscount or the territory under his authority. [1580 90; VISCOUNT + Y3] * * * …   Universalium

  • viscounty — noun a) The territory administered by a viscount as (notably royal) official b) An estate held (as fief or nominally) with the title of viscount See Also: county, viscountcy …   Wiktionary

  • viscounty — (also viscountcy) noun (plural viscounties) the land under the authority of a viscount …   English new terms dictionary

  • viscounty — vis·county …   English syllables

  • viscounty — /ˈvaɪkaʊnti/ (say vuykowntee) noun (plural viscounties) 1. → viscountcy. 2. History the jurisdiction of a viscount, or the territory under his authority. {viscount + y3} …   Australian English dictionary

  • viscounty — noun 1. the dignity or rank or position of a viscount or viscountess • Syn: ↑viscountcy • Hypernyms: ↑rank 2. the domain controlled by a viscount or viscountess • Hypernyms: ↑domain, ↑demesne, ↑la …   Useful english dictionary

  • Viscounty of Limoges — Between Limoges, Brive and Périgueux, the viscounts of Limoges, also called viscounts of Ségur created a small principality, whose last heir was Henry IV. Ségur was the main home of these viscounts, in the heart of their domain. The viscounty… …   Wikipedia

  • Viscounty of Besalú — The Viscounty of Besalú, or Bas (from the Latin Basso ), was the sub comital authority in the county of Besalú during the Middle Ages. It was ruled by the House of Cervera (also called Cerveró(n) or Cervelló(n) , from the Latin Cervaria ).… …   Wikipedia

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