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landgravine

[land-gruh-veen]
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noun
  1. the wife of a landgrave.
  2. a woman of the rank of a landgrave.
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Origin of landgravine

1675–85; < Dutch landgravin, feminine of landgraaf landgrave
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Examples from the Web for landgravine

Historical Examples

  • In regard to the "Landgravine of Darmstadt," notice these points.

    History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XXI. (of XXI.)

    Thomas Carlyle

  • Then the Landgrave himself, the Landgravine, with their gentlemen and ladies, troop into the hall.

    The Mercenary

    W. J. Eccott

  • The virtuous Landgravine kept her word, but could effect nothing.

    Memoirs of Leonora Christina

    Leonora Christina Ulfeldt

  • The Landgravine smiled and said, I see well you take me for another than I am.

    Memoirs of Leonora Christina

    Leonora Christina Ulfeldt

  • Here it was the Kur Furst of this; and there the Landgravine of that.


British Dictionary definitions for landgravine

landgravine

noun
  1. the wife or widow of a landgrave
  2. a woman who held the rank of landgrave
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