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1. The territory, jurisdiction, sovereignty, rank, or estate of a prince.
2. princedoms Christianity See principality.
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1. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the dignity, rank, or position of a prince
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) a land ruled by a prince; principality
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(ˈprɪns dəm)

1. the position, rank, or dignity of a prince.
2. the territory of a prince; principality.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.princedom - the dignity or rank or position of a prince
rank - relative status; "his salary was determined by his rank and seniority"
2.princedom - territory ruled by a princeprincedom - territory ruled by a prince    
demesne, domain, land - territory over which rule or control is exercised; "his domain extended into Europe"; "he made it the law of the land"
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n (old)Fürstentum nt
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One morning he assembled the people and the senate of Syracuse, as if he had to discuss with them things relating to the Republic, and at a given signal the soldiers killed all the senators and the richest of the people; these dead, he seized and held the princedom of that city without any civil commotion.
Where the old land surveyor had put down woods, lakes, and rivers, they marked out the cleared spaces, and dotted the villages and towns, and calculated the progressively increasing value of the territory, as if there were yet a prospect of its ultimately forming a princedom for themselves.
After the status of Chitral as an autonomous princedom came to an end in 1969, the festivals of the indigenous mountain communities ceased to be celebrated until 2003 when Jashan-e- Chitral was revived through the support of Unesco.
Furthermore, the Ministry of Public Health in the princedom prohibited pharmacies from selling medicine and other health products manufactured by any country of the quartet.
Antonio Cervero Fernandez-Castanon received funding from the Severo Ochoa Program of the Government of the Princedom of Asturias as a Doctoral Grant, under grant agreement number BP16014
Authentically staged, this grand historical drama of a defeated prince held captive while his princedom is in peril, relates a powerful, archetypal story of love across enemy lines and the eventual triumph of ideals over opportunism.
His ministry has become a haven for a web of lies and innuendo, a department to serve one person and his dreams of grandeur and princedom.
Again, after citing one Dominican's statement that 'God has favored' the princedom of Cosimo, Murry rushes to assert that this was no partisan affirmation but 'simply the expression of inescapable assumptions' (p.
a Princedom (wang-kuo, a Marquisate." "State" is therefore an appropriate translation for guo when applied to such an entity outside China.
(45) The first in this series contains Erasmus' contribution to the polemic with Alberto Pio (1475-1531), (46) the diplomat robbed of his princedom, Carpi, who, during the period in which Erasmus was polemicising with him, died in France as an asylum-seeker dressed in a Franciscan habit (which Erasmus would reveal in his Colloquium Exequiae seraphicae (47)).
Landgrave Carl von Hessen-Kassel, who had Bergpark WilhelmshE[micro]he planned in 1689, was a typical ruler of such a small princedom.