margravate
or margraviate noun Date: 1788 the territory of a margrave

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  • Margravate — Mar gra*vate, Margraviate Mar*gra vi*ate, n. [Cf. F. margraviat.] The territory or jurisdiction of a margrave. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • margravate — [mär grā′vē āt΄, mär grā′vē itmär′grə vāt΄, mär′grəvit] n. [see MARGRAVE & ATE2] the territory ruled by a margrave: also margraviate [mär grā′vē āt΄, mär grā′vē it] …   English World dictionary

  • margravate — /mahr greuh vayt /, n. the province or territory of a margrave. Also, margraviate /mahr gray vee ayt /. [1695 1705; MARGRAVE + ATE3] * * * …   Universalium

  • margravate — noun A territory governed by a margrave …   Wiktionary

  • margravate — mar·gra·vate …   English syllables

  • margravate — mar•gra•vate [[t]ˈmɑr grəˌveɪt[/t]] also mar•gra•vi•ate [[t]mɑrˈgreɪ viˌeɪt[/t]] n. why the province or territory of a margrave • Etymology: 1695–1705 …   From formal English to slang

  • margravate — /ˈmagrəvət/ (say mahgruhvuht) noun the province of a margrave. Also, margraviate /maˈgreɪviət/ (say mah grayveeuht). {margrav(e) + ate3} …   Australian English dictionary

  • margravate — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Margraviate — Margravate Mar gra*vate, Margraviate Mar*gra vi*ate, n. [Cf. F. margraviat.] The territory or jurisdiction of a margrave. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • March of Istria — Holy Roman Empire in 972: Istrian march (Mark Istrien) in the lower right, hatched alongside the other Bavarian marches History of Croatia …   Wikipedia

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