Principality meaning

prĭnsə-pălĭ-tē
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The seventh of the nine orders of angels in medieval angelology.
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The position, authority, or jurisdiction of a prince or princess; sovereignty.
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The territory ruled by a prince.
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A country with which a prince's title is identified.
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(now rare) The state of being principal; pre-eminence. [from 14th c.]
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A region or sovereign nation headed by a prince or princess. [from 14th c.]
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(theology) A spiritual being, specifically in Christian angelology, the fifth level of angels, ranked above powers and below dominions. [from 16th c.]
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A territory ruled by a prince or princess or from which such a title is derived.
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The rank, dignity, or jurisdiction of a prince.
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Origin of principality

  • From Anglo-Norman principalté, Middle French principalté, from Late Latin principalitas, from Latin principālis (“principal") + -tas.

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