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landgraviate

[land-grey-vee-it, -eyt] /lændˈgreɪ vi ɪt, -ˌeɪt/
noun
1.
the office, jurisdiction, or territory of a landgrave.
Origin of landgraviate
1650-1660
1650-60; < Medieval Latin landgraviātus. See landgrave (Medieval Latin landgravius), -ate3
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  • Charles ordered a review at Ensisheim, the official capital of the landgraviate.

    Charles the Bold Ruth Putnam
British Dictionary definitions for landgraviate

landgraviate

/lændˈɡreɪvɪɪt; -ˌeɪt/
noun
1.
the domain or position of a landgrave or landgravine
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