Definitions for earldomˈɜrl dəm

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

earl•domˈɜrl dəm(n.)

  1. Category: Western History

    Ref: Also called earlship.

  2. the territory or jurisdiction of an earl.

    Category: Western History

Origin of earldom:

bef. 1150

Princeton's WordNet

  1. earldom(noun)

    the dignity or rank or position of an earl or countess

  2. earldom(noun)

    the domain controlled by an earl or count or countess


  1. earldom(Noun)

    the rank of being an earl

  2. earldom(Noun)

    The territory controlled by an earl

  3. Origin: earl + -dom

Webster Dictionary

  1. Earldom(noun)

    the jurisdiction of an earl; the territorial possessions of an earl

  2. Earldom(noun)

    the status, title, or dignity of an earl


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