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margravate

[mahr-gruh-veyt]
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noun
  1. the province or territory of a margrave.
Also mar·gra·vi·ate [mahr-grey-vee-eyt] /mɑrˈgreɪ viˌeɪt/.

Origin of margravate

First recorded in 1695–1705; margrave + -ate3
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Examples from the Web for margravate

Historical Examples

  • Henry the Fowler conquers the Slavonians; he establishes the margravate of Brandenburg.

    The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 5</p>

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British Dictionary definitions for margravate

margravate

margraviate (mɑːˈɡreɪvɪɪt)

noun
  1. the domain of a margrave
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