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landgravine

[ land-gruh-veen ]

noun

  1. the wife of a landgrave.
  2. a woman of the rank of a landgrave.


landgravine

/ ˈlændɡrəˌviːn /

noun

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


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Word History and Origins

Origin of landgravine1

1675–85; < Dutch landgravin, feminine of landgraaf landgrave
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Example Sentences

Thou shalt set thy foot on her neck yet, darling,When thou art Landgravine.

At the gate stood the old grandmother who had charge of Louisa in her childhood, the old landgravine, now eighty years of age.

The duke conducted the king into his room, where he found the old landgravine and the three physicians of the queen.

The venerable old landgravine went to him and laid her hand gently on his shoulder.

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

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