archduchy

noun
arch·​duchy | \ -ˈdə-chē \

Definition of archduchy

: the territory of an archduke or archduchess

First Known Use of archduchy

1680, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for archduchy

French archiduché, from Middle French archeduché, from arche- arch- + duché duchy

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