- the rank of a marquis.
- the territory ruled by a marquis or a margrave.
Origin of marquisate
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Examples from the Web for marquisate
About the marquisate of Juvigny (which cannot mean the dukedom of d'Aubigny) we have said enough.The Valet's Tragedy and Other Stories
It is a melancholy thought, but the marquisate, in that case, is extinct.
You of the poor Marquess's, the last Marquess; the marquisate is extinct.
The market price of a marquisate at this moment is £150,000.
It was this victory that gained him his Marquisate and a grant from Parliament of 100,000.Cathedral Cities of Spain
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- the rank or dignity of a marquis
- the domain of a marquis
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