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palatinate

noun pa·lat·i·nate \pə-ˈla-tə-nət\

Definition of PALATINATE

:  the territory of a palatine

First Known Use of PALATINATE

circa 1580

Palatinate

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

Definition of PALATINATE

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

Pa·lat·i·nate or G Pfalz \ˈ(p)fälts\

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