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regality

[ ri-gal-i-tee ]
/ rɪˈgæl ɪ ti /
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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.
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Origin of regality

1375–1425; late Middle English regalite<Middle French <Medieval Latin rēgālitās.See regal1, -ity

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British Dictionary definitions for regality

regality
/ (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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