Definitions for palatinatepəˈlæt nˌeɪt, -ɪt

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Palatinate, Pfalz(noun)

    a territory in southwestern Germany formerly ruled by the counts palatine

  2. palatinate(noun)

    a territory under the jurisdiction of a count palatine

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  1. Palatinate(prop. n.)

    Either of two regions in Germany, formerly divisions of the Holy Roman Empire; the Lower Palatinate or Rhine Palatinate is now within the Rhineland-Palatinate; the Upper Palatinate is now within Bavaria. It is usually referred to as the Palatinate.

  2. Origin: [F. Palatinat, G. Pfalz, ML. Palatinatus, the province of count palatine, from palatinatus, palatine.]

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. palatinate(Noun)

    A territory ruled by a palatine

  2. palatinate(Noun)

    A native or inhabitant of such a territory

  3. palatinate(Adjective)

    Of or pertaining to a palatinate or the Palatinate

  4. Palatinate(ProperNoun)

    A historical region of Germany, originally a territory of the Holy Roman Empire

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Palatinate(noun)

    the province or seigniory of a palatine; the dignity of a palatine

  2. Palatinate(verb)

    to make a palatinate of

  3. Origin: [F. palatinat. See Palatine.]

The Nuttall EncyclopediaRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Palatinate

    the name of two States, originally one, of the old German empire, one called the Lower Palatinate or the Palatinate of the Rhine, partitioned in 1815 among the States of Baden, Bavaria, Prussia, and Hesse-Darmstadt, and the other called the Upper Palatinate, now nearly all included in Bavaria; the former has for principal towns Spires and Landau, and the latter Ratisbon.


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