Definitions for landgraveˈlændˌgreɪv
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word landgrave
a count who had jurisdiction over a large territory in medieval Germany
specific nobiliary title ranking as count in certain feudal countships in the Holy Roman Empire, in present Germany.
County nobleman in the British, privately held North American colony Carolina, ranking just below the proprietary (chartered equivalent of a royal vassal).
Origin: From Landgraf, itself from Land 'land, territory, principality' + Graf 'count'.
a German nobleman of a rank corresponding to that of an earl in England and of a count in France
Origin: [G. landgraf; land land + graf earl, count; cf. D. landgraaf, F. landgrave.]
Landgrave was a title used in the Holy Roman Empire and later on by its former territories. The German titles of Landgraf, Markgraf and Pfalzgraf bei Rhein are in the same class of ranks as the title Herzog and above the rank of a Graf.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
title given to certain counts of the old German empire who had the rank of princes.
Images & Illustrations of landgrave
Translations for landgrave
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for landgrave »
Find a translation for the landgrave definition in other languages:
Select another language: