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Meaning of DUCHY

Pronunciation:  'duchee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the domain controlled by a duke or duchess
 

DUCHY is a 5 letter word that starts with D.

 

 Synonyms: dukedom
 
 See Also: demesne, domain, land

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Duch"y\ (d[u^]ch"[y^]), n.; pl. {Duchies}. [F. duch['e],
OF. duch['e]e, (assumed) LL. ducitas, fr. L. dux. See
{Duke}.]
The territory or dominions of a duke; a dukedom.

 
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