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Principality

Principality Meaning & Definition
Principality Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Principality?

[n] territory ruled by a prince

Synonyms | Synonyms for Principality: princedom

Related Terms | Find terms related to Principality:

See Also | Cambria | Cymru | demesne | domain | land | Monaco | Muscovy | Principality of Monaco | Wales

Principality In Webster's Dictionary

\Prin`ci*pal"i*ty\, n.; pl. {Principalities}. [L. principalitas pre["e]minence, excellence: cf. F. principalit['e], principaut['e]. See {Principal}.] 1. Sovereignty; supreme power; hence, superiority; predominance; high, or the highest, station. --Sir P. Sidney. Your principalities shall come down, even the crown of your glory. --Jer. xiii. 18. The prerogative and principality above everything else. --Jer. Taylor. 2. A prince; one invested with sovereignty. ``Next upstood Nisroch, of principalities the prime.'' --Milton. 3. The territory or jurisdiction of a prince; or the country which gives title to a prince; as, the principality of Wales.

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