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palatinate

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noun pa·lat·i·nate \pə-ˈla-tə-nət\

Definition of palatinate

  1. :  the territory of a palatine



Circa 1580

First Known Use of palatinate

circa 1580


Palatinate

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geographical name Pa·lat·i·nate \pə-ˈla-tə-nət\

Definition of Palatinate

  1. either of two districts SW Germany once ruled by counts palatine of the Holy Roman Empire: Rhenish Palatinate (on the Rhine E of Saarland) & Upper Palatinate (on the Danube around Regensburg) — see rhineland-palatinate



Variants of palatinate

or G Pfalz play \ˈ(p)fälts\

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