princedom

noun
prince·​dom | \ ˈprin(t)s-dəm How to pronounce princedom (audio) , -təm\

Definition of princedom

1 : the jurisdiction, sovereignty, rank, or estate of a prince
2 : principality sense 3 usually used in plural

First Known Use of princedom

1562, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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