Viscounty meaning

vī'koun'tē
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The territory administered by a viscount as (notably royal) official.
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An estate held (as fief or nominally) with the title of viscount.
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Origin of viscounty

  • From viscount (from Middle English viscounte, from Middle French viscomte (modern vicomte), from Old French visconte, from medieval Latin vicecomes, from vice- + comes 'companion, count') + -y
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