margravate

noun
mar·​gra·​vate | \ ˈmär-grə-ˌvāt How to pronounce margravate (audio) \
variants: or margraviate \ mär-​ˈgrā-​vē-​ət How to pronounce margraviate (audio) , -​ˌāt \

Definition of margravate

: the territory of a margrave

First Known Use of margravate

1788, in the meaning defined above

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“Margravate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/margravate. Accessed 26 Nov. 2020.

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