mar·​gra·​vate ˈmär-grə-ˌvāt How to pronounce margravate (audio)
variants or margraviate
: the territory of a margrave

Examples of margravate in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web That last meant the more than three million Germans living in the ancient kingdom of Bohemia and margravate of Moravia, the territory that is now the Czech Republic. Geoffrey Wheatcroft, The New Republic, 21 Feb. 2022

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Word History

First Known Use

1788, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of margravate was in 1788

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“Margravate.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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