Definition of Archduchy

1. Noun. The domain controlled by an archduke or archduchess.

Generic synonyms: Demesne, Domain, Land

Definition of Archduchy

1. n. The territory of an archduke or archduchess.

Definition of Archduchy

1. Noun. The territority (principality) of an archduke ¹

2. Noun. ''The '''archduchies''' Austria and Brabant (as well as its rival Gelre) claimed this rare, primordial vassalitic rank as the successors to the former Carolingian kingdom and first '''archduchy''' Lotharingia (the name later became Lorraine), which had been divided in an Upper - and a Lower dukedom within the Holy Roman Empire ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Archduchy

1. [n -CHIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Archduchy

archdemon
archdemons
archdevil
archdevils
archdiocesan
archdiocese
archdioceses
archdruid
archdruidess
archdruidesses
archdruids
archducal
archduchess
archduchesses
archduchies
archduchy (current term)
archduke
archdukedom
archdukedoms
archdukes
archeal
archebacterium
archebiosis
arched
arched crest
arched root
archegonia
archegonial
archegoniate
archegoniates

Literary usage of Archduchy

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1. History of the House of Austria, from the Foundation of the Monarchy by by William Coxe (1847)
"... obtained the sole possession of that archduchy; while his numerous brothers, instead of a joint share in the government, were provided with annual ..."

2. A Manual of Church History by Albert Henry Newman (1903)
"The most important aggregation of territorial possessions in Germany at this time was the Wettin lands, made up of the electorate and the archduchy of ..."

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