duchy

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noun \ˈdə-chē\

Definition of duchy

plural

duchies

  1. 1 :  the territory of a duke or duchess :  dukedom

  2. 2 :  special domain

Origin and Etymology of duchy

Middle English duche, from Anglo-French duché, from duc


First Known Use: 14th century


DUCHY Defined for English Language Learners

duchy

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noun \ˈdə-chē\

Definition of duchy for English Language Learners

  • : an area of land that is controlled by a duke or duchess


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