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Meaning of DUKEDOM

Pronunciation:  'dookdum

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the domain controlled by a duke or duchess
  2. [n]  the dignity or rank or position of a duke

DUKEDOM is a 7 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: duchy
 See Also: demesne, domain, land, rank



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Duke"dom\, n.
1. The territory of a duke.

2. The title or dignity of a duke. --Shak.

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