princedom

[prins-duh m]
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noun

the position, rank, or dignity of a prince.
the territory of a prince; principality.
princedoms, (in medieval angelology) principalities.Compare angel(def 1).

Origin of princedom

First recorded in 1550–60; prince + -dom
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Examples from the Web for princedom

Historical Examples of princedom

  • His vows, his priesthood, his princedom of Holy Church were written in fire before his eyes.

    Joan of the Sword Hand

    S(amuel) R(utherford) Crockett

  • There needs only your decease to set him on the throne of the Princedom.

    Joan of the Sword Hand

    S(amuel) R(utherford) Crockett

  • Or was the Princedom of the Air "in commission" all that time?

  • But, save at the hour of bridal itself, he spent all his time with the treasurer of the Princedom of Courtland.

    Joan of the Sword Hand

    S(amuel) R(utherford) Crockett

  • He had not yet taken up his sceptre, as it were, and had none of the manners of princedom.

    The Socialist

    Cyril Arthur Edward Ranger Gull



British Dictionary definitions for princedom

princedom

noun

the dignity, rank, or position of a prince
a land ruled by a prince; principality
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