margravate

[mahr-gruh-veyt]
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noun

the province or territory of a margrave.

Nearby words

  1. marginate,
  2. margination,
  3. marginoplasty,
  4. margosa,
  5. margot,
  6. margrave,
  7. margravine,
  8. margrethe,
  9. margrethe ii,
  10. marguerite

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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British Dictionary definitions for margravate

margravate

margraviate (mɑːˈɡreɪvɪɪt)

noun

the domain of a margrave
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