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 (nō-bĭl′ē-ĕr′ē, -bĭl′yə-rē)
Of or relating to the nobility.

[French nobiliaire, from Latin nōbilis, noble; see noble.]
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of or relating to the nobility
[C18: from French nobiliaire; see noble, -ary]
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Since its text contains deliberate lies, including the ones that concern the Assembly of the Russian Nobility and the Nobiliary Assembly of Crimea, it would be indecent to not respond.
It was the time of the Rastignacs and Rubempres immortalized by Balzac's novelsthe ambitious nouveaux riches who dreamt of restoring a "pure" aristocracy while exchanging favors in bedchambers and adding nobiliary particles to their names in order to erase their own plebeian "impurity." The culture of the salons was a mockery of the Ancien Regime's court culture: a culture of corruption played out in the name of ideals that Baudelaire would soon call satanisme badinlighthearted Satanism.
Architects as well as the general public dislike the proposed interior and nobiliary features.Rusovce manor house, a dilapidated neo-gothic structure, located in Bratislavas borough of Rusovce, should be finally fully reconstructed by 2023.
Misspellings, omissions and commissions in punctuation and capitalization, missing diacritical marks and nobiliary particles, redundant vocabulary, and less-than-clear sentences mar this book.
Although heraldic remains a convenient general term for nobiliary emblems, the emblems are more precisely represented by terms derived from the word arms.
He thus proposes to legislatively add the traditional nobiliary particles of "tegin" for men and "kyzy" for women to the surnames of the citizens.
The Enlightenment was nobiliary, and many of the Enlightenment intellectuals came from the aristocracy.
For Brekhunenko, much of Cossack tradition, including its democratic forms of government, originated in the nobiliary traditions of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth and was later enriched by the so-called "borderland virus" modes of "free life on the border" (187).
The city of Cluj, the most important nobiliary city in the country, became the stronghold of Calvinism.
"In general terms, in the old countries of Europe, we maintain the nobiliary requirement to an extent.
Their plot to kill Hitler was too little, too late, Steinberg continues, noting approvingly that it took the Soviet occupation of the "core" Prussian lands in the East--a third of today's Poland--"to destroy their estates and expel the owners." What he fails to observe is that some eight million other Prussians, with no nobiliary particle before their surnames, had their homes destroyed and their families uprooted in the Untergang of 1944-45, when at least one million perished in the process; to Steinberg, cracking a few German eggs seems to be the acceptable price of the Junkerrein omelet.