Duchy meaning

dŭchē
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The territory ruled by a duke or duchess; a dukedom.
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The territory ruled by a duke or duchess; dukedom.
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A dominion or region ruled by a duke or duchess.
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Origin of duchy

  • Middle English duchie from Old French duche from Medieval Latin ducātus from Latin dux duc- leader duke

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Middle English duche, from Anglo-Norman duché.

    From Wiktionary