margravate


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mar·gra·vi·ate

 (mär-grā′vē-ĭt, -āt′) also mar·gra·vate (mär′grə-vāt′)
n.
The territory governed by a margrave.

margravate

(ˈmɑːɡrəvɪt) or

margraviate

n
1. (Historical Terms) the domain of a margrave
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the domain of a margrave

mar•gra•vate

(ˈmɑr grəˌveɪt)

also mar•gra•vi•ate

(mɑrˈgreɪ viˌeɪt)

n.
the province or territory of a margrave.
[1695–1705]
Translations
markrabství
References in periodicals archive ?
Mompelgard was never a margravate, and there is no reason for the play to make it one.
The third quartering has been preserved very poorly, but on the basis of the identification of the first two quarterings, the figure could be a lion for the landgravate of Thuringia or for the margravate of Meissen.
Katharinen: Scripta Mercaturae Verlag, 2001), 377-402, and in their essay "Eighteenth-Century Anabaptists in the Margravate of Baden and Neighboring Territories/' Mennonite Quarterly Revieio 75 (July 2001), 471-492.