Definition of Grand duchy
1. Noun. The domain controlled by a grand duke or grand duchess.
Definition of Grand duchy
1. Noun. A dominion or nation ruled by an grand duke or grand duchess as a self-governing state. See also: duchy ¹
2. Noun. The territory owned, ruled, or reigned over by a grand duke or grand duchess; contrast (term grand dukedom). ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Grand duchy
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1. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"grand duchy of Warsaw. The scanty revenues of the kingdom were wasted on ... Not until the Peace of Schönbrunn, by which the grand duchy acquired the Polish ..."
2. China at the Conference: A Report by Westel Woodbury Willoughby (1922)
"Baron de Cartier said he wished to raise the question of the position in which the grand duchy of Luxemburg would be placed by the resolution just read by ..."
3. The Historical Geography of Europe by Edward Augustus Freeman (1881)
"CHAP. VIII. Losses of Prussia and Austria. Annexations to France. Confederation of the Rhine. Kingdoms of Saxony and \Vest- falia. grand duchy of Frankfurt. ..."
4. The international protection of labor by Boutelle Ellsworth Lowe (1921)
"(German Empire) Notification to Repeal Provisions of the Accident Insurance Acts in Favor of the Grand-Duchy of Luxemburg (May p, 1905). ..."
5. The Diplomacy of the War of 1914 by Ellery Cory Stowell (1915)
"grand duchy to form a Perpetual Neutral State under Guaranty of ... The Grand Duchy of Luxemburg, within the Limits determined by the Act annexed to the ..."
6. The Diplomacy of the War of 1914 by Ellery Cory Stowell (1915)
"The High Contracting Parties accept the present Declaration, and place Grand Duchy to form a Perpetual Neutral State under Guaranty of Contracting Parties ..."
7. The Historical Geography of Europe by Edward Augustus Freeman (1903)
"Besides Mecklenburg, Baden — now a grand duchy — Berg, Nassau, Hessen, and other smaller states, there were now among its members the grand duchy of ..."
8. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"The northern and western parts of the present grand-duchy of Oldenburg were in the hands of independent, or semi-independent, Frisian princes, ..."