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landgrave

[land-greyv]
noun
1.
(in medieval Germany) a count having jurisdiction over a large territory.
2.
(usually initial capital letter) the title of certain German princes.

Origin:
1510–20; < Middle Low German; see land, margrave

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landgrave (ˈlændˌɡreɪv)
 
n
1.  (from the 13th century to 1806) a count who ruled over a specified territory
2.  (after 1806) the title of any of various sovereign princes in central Germany
 
[C16: via German, from Middle High German lantgrāve, from lant land + grāve count]

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