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n. pl. prin·ci·pal·i·ties
1. A territory ruled by a prince or princess or from which such a title is derived.
2. The position, authority, or jurisdiction of a prince or princess; sovereignty.
3. principalities Christianity The seventh of the nine orders of angels in medieval angelology. Also called princedoms.
(Theology) (often capital) the seventh of the nine orders into which the angels are divided in medieval angelology. Also called: princedoms