county palatine(redirected from Earl palatine)
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Related to Earl palatine: Palatine lord
n. pl. counties palatine
The domain of a count palatine in England or Ireland.
n, pl counties palatine
1. (Historical Terms) the lands of a count palatine
2. (Historical Terms) (in England and Ireland) a county in which the earl or other lord exercised many royal powers, esp judicial authority
n., pl. counties palatine.
the domain of a count palatine.