Arch duchy

archduchy

[ahrch-duhch-ee]
noun, plural archduchies.
the domain of an archduke or an archduchess.

Origin:
1670–80; arch-1 + duchy, modeled on French archeduché (now archiduché)

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archduchy (ˈɑːtʃˈdʌtʃɪ)
 
n , pl -duchies
the territory ruled by an archduke or archduchess

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