grand duchy

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noun

a territory ruled by a grand duke or grand duchess.

Nearby words

  1. grand coup,
  2. grand cru,
  3. grand dragon,
  4. grand drapery,
  5. grand duchess,
  6. grand duchy of muscovy,
  7. grand duke,
  8. grand falls,
  9. grand feu,
  10. grand final

Origin of grand duchy

First recorded in 1825–35

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British Dictionary definitions for grand duchy

grand duchy

noun

the territory, state, or principality of a grand duke or grand duchess
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