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duchy


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Duchy  \Duch"y\  (d[u^]ch"[y^]),  n.;  pl  {Duchies}.  [F.  duch['e], 
  OF  duch['e]e,  (assumed)  LL  ducitas  fr  L.  dux.  See 
  {Duke}.] 
  The  territory  or  dominions  of  a  duke;  a  dukedom. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  duchy 
  n  :  the  domain  controlled  by  a  duke  or  duchess  [syn:  {dukedom}] 




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