Definition of Margraves

1. Noun. (plural of margrave) ¹

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Definition of Margraves

1. margrave [n] - See also: margrave

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Margraves

margo superior pancreatis
margo superior partis petrosae ossis temporalis
margo superior scapulae
margo superior splenis
margo superomedialis
margo supraorbitalis
margo tibialis pedis
margo ulnaris antebrachii
margo uteri
margo zygomaticus alae majoris
margosa
margosas
margravate
margravates
margrave
margraves (current term)
margravial
margraviate
margraviates
margravine
margravines
margs
marguerite
marguerite daisy
marguerites
mari complaisant
maria
mariachi
mariachis
marialite

Literary usage of Margraves

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1. History of Prussia by Herbert Tuttle, Herbert Baxter Adams (1883)
"In their weakness, or indifference, the margraves could only hold local and irregular assemblies. But this state of things was not unfavorable to the growth ..."

2. Memoirs of Libraries: Including a Handbook of Library Economy by Edward Edwards (1859)
"Early in the present century, the. fine Library of the margraves of Ansbach, extending to 14000 volumes, and including a choice series of MSS., ..."

3. A Political Index to the Histories of Great Britain and Ireland: Or, A by Robert Beatson (1788)
"KINGS of PRUSSIA, margraves and ELECTORS of BRANDENBURG. The Brandenburg family is of great antiquity. ..."

4. The British Herald; Or, Cabinet of Armorial Bearings of the Nobility by Thomas Robson (1830)
"... this order in 175(1 : from that period until 1701, it underwent many changes under succeeding margraves, but of which no trace appears in the statutes. ..."

5. A Historical Account, Interspersed with Biographical Anecdotes, of the House by Frederic Shoberl (1816)
"margraves OF MEISSEN. THOUGH Meissen is known to have been governed by margraves before the time of Dedo, it will be sufficient for my purpose to commence ..."

6. Handbook for Travellers in Northern Italy: Comprising Piedmont, Liguria by John Murray (Firm) (1863)
"... first Lords, or Captains, in 1328; next Marquises, or margraves, in 1433; and lastly, cre. ... margraves ..."

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