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 Dictionary entry overview: What does principality mean? 

  The noun PRINCIPALITY has 1 sense:

1. territory ruled by a prince

  Familiarity information: PRINCIPALITY used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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Territory ruled by a prince

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position


principality; princedom

Hypernyms ("principality" is a kind of...):

demesne; domain; land (territory over which rule or control is exercised)

Instance hyponyms:

Cambria; Cymru; Wales (one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; during Roman times the region was known as Cambria)

Monaco; Principality of Monaco (a constitutional monarchy in a tiny enclave on the French Riviera)

Muscovy (a Russian principality in the 13th to 16th centuries; Moscow was the capital)

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