duchy

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English duche, from Anglo-Norman duché, from Old French duc, or from Medieval Latin ducātus, from Latin dux. Doublet of ducat.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈdʌt͡ʃi/
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    Rhymes: -ʌtʃi

Noun[edit]

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duchy (plural duchies)

  1. A dominion or region ruled by a duke or duchess.

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A grand duchy may be a self-governing state. A simple duchy tends to be a part of a larger kingdom or empire.

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Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdu.xɨ/
  • Rhymes: -uxɨ
  • Syllabification: du‧chy

Noun[edit]

duchy m anim

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative plural of duch