Landgrave definitions

lănd'grāv'
A man in medieval Germany who had jurisdiction over a particular territory.
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Used as the title for such a nobleman.
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In medieval Germany, a count having jurisdiction over a specified territory.
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Later, the title of any of certain German princes.
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(rare) Specific nobiliary title ranking as count in certain feudal countships in the Holy Roman Empire, in present Germany.
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County nobleman in the British, privately held North American colony Carolina, ranking just below the proprietary (chartered equivalent of a royal vassal).
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Origin of landgrave

From Middle Low German lant land lendh- in Indo-European roots grave count