- a territory ruled by a grand duke or grand duchess.
Origin of grand duchy
Examples from the Web for grand duchy
Historical Examples of grand duchy
Its capital is Arlon, which lies near the borders of the grand-duchy.
Go to Veldenz, the capital of the grand-duchy of Zweibrucken-Veldenz.
He drove, without stopping, to the grand-duchy, which he reached at two o'clock.
There is a Belgian province of Luxemburg , until 1839 part of the grand-duchy.The Nuttall Encyclopaedia
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He was responsible for the policy which threatened to involve the grand-duchy of Hesse in the fate of the Electorate in 1866.
- the territory, state, or principality of a grand duke or grand duchess