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ˈɑrtʃˈdʌtʃ iarch·duchy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. archduchynoun

    the domain controlled by an archduke or archduchess


  1. archduchynoun

    The territority (principality) of an archduke

  2. archduchynoun

    The archduchies Austria and Brabant (as well as its rival Gelre) claimed this rare, primordial vassalitic rank as the successors to the former Carolingian kingdom and first archduchy Lotharingia (the name later became Lorraine), which had been divided in an Upper - and a Lower dukedom within the Holy Roman Empire


  1. archduchy

    Archduke (feminine: Archduchess; German: Erzherzog, feminine form: Erzherzogin) was the title borne from 1358 by the Habsburg rulers of the Archduchy of Austria, and later by all senior members of that dynasty. It denotes a rank within the former Holy Roman Empire (962–1806), which was below that of Emperor and King, roughly equal to Grand Duke, but above that of a Prince and Duke.The territory ruled by an Archduke or Archduchess was called an Archduchy. All remaining Archduchies ceased to exist in 1918. The current head of the House of Habsburg is Karl von Habsburg.


  1. archduchy

    An archduchy is a territory or realm governed by an archduke or archduchess. It is often associated with the Habsburg rulers of Austria and the Holy Roman Empire. The title is considered higher than a duchy, signifying greater sovereignty or prominence.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Archduchynoun

    the territory of an archduke or archduchess

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Archduchy in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Archduchy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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