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land·grave

 (lănd′grāv′)
n.
1. A man in medieval Germany who had jurisdiction over a particular territory.
2. Used as the title for such a nobleman.

[From Middle Low German : lant, land; see lendh- in Indo-European roots + grave, count.]

landgrave

(ˈlændˌɡreɪv)
n
1. (Historical Terms) (from the 13th century to 1806) a count who ruled over a specified territory
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (from the 13th century to 1806) a count who ruled over a specified territory
3. (Historical Terms) (after 1806) the title of any of various sovereign princes in central Germany
4. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) (after 1806) the title of any of various sovereign princes in central Germany
[C16: via German, from Middle High German lantgrāve, from lant land + grāve count]

land•grave

(ˈlændˌgreɪv)

n.
1. (in medieval Germany) a count having jurisdiction over a large territory.
2. (usu. cap.) the title of certain German princes.
[1510–20; < Middle Low German; see land, margrave]
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Noun1.landgrave - a count who had jurisdiction over a large territory in medieval Germanylandgrave - a count who had jurisdiction over a large territory in medieval Germany
count - a nobleman (in various countries) having rank equal to a British earl
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