Stammherzogtum

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Germanic: Stamm 'trunk, stem, tribe' + Herzogtum 'dukedom, duchy' (from Herzog 'duke' (from Heer 'army' + ziehen 'to pull, lead') + -tum '-dom, -ship')

Noun[edit]

Stammherzogtum n (plural Stammherzogtümer)

  1. A stem duchy, the princely territory of a stem duke

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