marquisate

[ mahr-kwuh-zit ]
/ ˈmɑr kwə zɪt /

noun

the rank of a marquis.
the territory ruled by a marquis or a margrave.

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Origin of marquisate

1540–50; marquis + -ate3, as translation of French marquisat,Italian marchesato
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British Dictionary definitions for marquisate

marquisate
/ (ˈmɑːkwɪzɪt) /

noun

the rank or dignity of a marquis
the domain of a marquis
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