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count palatine

noun

Definition of COUNT PALATINE

1
a :  a count of the Holy Roman Empire having imperial powers in his own domain
b :  a high judicial official in the Holy Roman Empire
2
:  the proprietor of a county palatine in England or Ireland

First Known Use of COUNT PALATINE

1539

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