margravate

noun
mar·gra·vate | \ˈmär-grə-ˌvāt \
variants: or margraviate \mär-ˈgrā-vē-ət, -ˌāt \

Definition of margravate 

: the territory of a margrave

First Known Use of margravate

1788, in the meaning defined above

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