[ ri-gal-i-tee ]
/ rɪˈgæl ɪ ti /

noun, plural re·gal·i·ties.

royalty, sovereignty, or kingship.
a right or privilege pertaining to a sovereign.
a kingdom.
(in Scotland)
  1. territorial jurisdiction of a royal nature formerly conferred by the sovereign.
  2. a territory subject to such jurisdiction.

Origin of regality

1375–1425; late Middle English regalite < Middle French < Medieval Latin rēgālitās. See regal1, -ity Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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/ (riːˈɡælɪtɪ) /

noun plural -ties

the state or condition of being royal; kingship or queenship; royalty
the rights or privileges of royalty
Scot history
  1. jurisdiction conferred by the sovereign on a powerful subject
  2. a territory under such jurisdiction
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