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doge

 (dōj)
n.
The elected chief magistrate of the former republics of Venice and Genoa.

[Italian dialectal, from Latin dux, duc-, leader, from dūcere, to lead; see deuk- in Indo-European roots.]

doge

(dəʊdʒ)
n
(Historical Terms) (formerly) the chief magistrate in the republics of Venice (until 1797) and Genoa (until 1805)
[C16: via French from Italian (Venetian dialect), from Latin dux leader]
ˈdogeship n

doge

(doʊdʒ)

n.
the chief magistrate in the former republics of Venice and Genoa.
[1540–50; < Upper Italian (Venetian) < Latin ducem, acc. of dux leader; compare duce, duke]
doge′dom, n.
doge′ship, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.doge - formerly the chief magistrate in the republics of Venice and Genoadoge - formerly the chief magistrate in the republics of Venice and Genoa
judge, jurist, justice - a public official authorized to decide questions brought before a court of justice
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doge

[dəʊdʒ] Ndux m