noun, plural re·gal·i·ties.
- territorial jurisdiction of a royal nature formerly conferred by the sovereign.
- a territory subject to such jurisdiction.
Words nearby regality
Example sentences from the Web for regality
It just has a depth and regality to it, and is very immersive.
Here love of Spartan simplicity, and there of splendour and regality and monarchism?Cyropaedia|Xenophon
There was a confusion of regality, displeasure, and grim humour in her attitude.Fortitude|Hugh Walpole
The building adjoining the tower to the east was called the Regality Court-house, and had a groined ceiling.Scottish Cathedrals and Abbeys|Dugald Butler and Herbert Story
Yet did not his Successors durably inherit that scruple, but some were anointed, and solemnly accepted the Diadem of regality.The Works of Sir Thomas Browne|Thomas Browne
On the other hand, the regality proposed was to be strictly constitutional.The Life of John Milton, Volume 5 (of 7), 1654-1660|David Masson
British Dictionary definitions for regality
noun plural -ties
- jurisdiction conferred by the sovereign on a powerful subject
- a territory under such jurisdiction