princedoms


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prince·dom

 (prĭns′dəm)
n.
1. The territory, jurisdiction, sovereignty, rank, or estate of a prince.
2. princedoms Christianity See principality.

princedoms

(ˈprɪnsdəmz)
pl n
(Theology) (often capital) another term for principalities
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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.
29) The political structure of the sultanate was weak, with a number of autonomous satellite princedoms in the west.
As ISIL/NOSRA strive to fragment the region into princedoms and kingdoms fighting amongst themselves, certain Lebanese had not been daunted by Israel's occupation of Beirut and Lebanon, the minister added.
And after these King Arthur for a space, And thro' the puissance of his Table Round, Drew all their petty princedoms under him, Their king and head, and made a realm, and reign'd.
Judea was, after all, only one of the princedoms, but as its ideas gained traction in the Greek and Roman world, they would have also found receptive ears among culturally similar Canaanite minorities.
These princedoms rarely formed coherent territorial units.
This territory was created as a buffer between the Germanic empire, the Magyar tribes occupying the Hungarian plain and the ever troublesome Slavic princedoms in the Balkans.
Thrones, Dominions/ Dominations, Virtues, Princedoms, Powers, etc.
Wales had been a collection of princedoms since recorded history began and had survived for more than 200 years after the Normans conquered England.
During his ruling (1089-1125), David IV, the Builder, united Georgian separated princedoms into the united centralized state.
Ma'ab, and Udumu), as well as some princedoms in Cyprus (Jadnana) remained Assyrian vassals.