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dukedom

[dook-duh m, dyook-]
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noun
  1. a duchy.
  2. the office or rank of a duke.
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Origin of dukedom

late Middle English word dating back to 1425–75; see origin at duke, -dom
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dukedom

noun
  1. another name for a duchy
  2. the title, rank, or position of a duke
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