marquisate [mahr-kwuh-zit] EXAMPLES|WORD ORIGIN noun the rank of a marquis. the territory ruled by a marquis or a margrave.
Origin of marquisate 1540–50;+ , as translation of French marquisat, Italian marchesato Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019 Examples from the Web for marquisate Historical Examples of marquisate
About the marquisate of Juvigny (which cannot mean the dukedom of d’Aubigny) we have said enough.
It is a melancholy thought, but the marquisate, in that case, is extinct.
You of the poor Marquess’s, the last Marquess; the marquisate is extinct.
The market price of a marquisate at this moment is £150,000.
It was this victory that gained him his Marquisate and a grant from Parliament of 100,000.
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British Dictionary definitions for marquisate marquisate noun the rank or dignity of a marquis the domain of a marquis Collins English Dictionary – Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012