noun, plural prin·ci·pal·i·ties.
- an order of angels.Compare angel (def. 1).
- supramundane powers often in conflict with God. Ephesians 6:12.
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Cannons were fired in the heart of the tiny principality, which is no bigger than Central Park, to celebrate the news.Princess Charlene Gives Birth To Twins Gabriella and Jacques|Tom Sykes|December 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In 1967 the Principality of Sealand was declared on a military sea fort floating in what was then international waters.So You Want to Rule a Kingdom? A Wacky History of One-Man Nations|Nina Strochlic|July 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
On Sept. 2, 1967, full independence was declared and the Principality of Sealand was born.
The night before Halloween, the Redmond-based company descended on the 62-square-mile central European principality.
What happens when an American multinational turns a tiny European principality into a fake war zone?
I went out, and found a Mont de Piet, just beyond the limits of the Principality; they aren't allowed inside.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
The Latin principality was extinguished, and the whole existence of the Franks was now confined to the city of Ptolemais.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
This great man even refused the offer of a principality made to him by Leo X.Catherine de' Medici|Honore de Balzac
Thus, at the beginning of the eleventh century, the Bishop of the Principality was already possessed of extraordinary power.
Two of his ancestors had been Bishops of Lige, and the family was one of the greatest in the Principality.
British Dictionary definitions for principality
noun plural -ties
- a territory ruled by a prince
- a territory from which a prince draws his title