- in medieval Germany, a count having jurisdiction over a specified territory
- later, the title of any of certain German princes
Origin of landgraveGerman landgraf ; from land, land + graf, a count
- A man in medieval Germany who had jurisdiction over a particular territory.
- Used as the title for such a nobleman.
Origin of landgraveFrom Middle Low German : lant, land; see lendh- in Indo-European roots + grave, count.