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Meaning of DUCHY

Pronunciation:  'duchee

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

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