landgrave

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Etymology[edit]

From German Landgraf, itself from Land 'land, territory, principality' + Graf 'count'.

Noun[edit]

landgrave (plural landgraves)

  1. (rare) specific nobiliary title ranking as count in certain feudal countships in the Holy Roman Empire, in present Germany.
  2. County nobleman in the British, privately held North American colony Carolina, ranking just below the proprietary (chartered equivalent of a royal vassal).

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References[edit]

  • Webster's Seventh New Collegiate Dictionary, Springfield, Massachusetts, G.&C. Merriam Co., 1967

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Noun[edit]

landgrave m (plural landgraves)

  1. landgrave