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Definition of the noun margravate

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noun - plural: margravates

  1. A territory governed by a margrave.

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Google previewGeorgia, 1521-1776 (2006)

by Robin Santos Doak, Robert Olwell

A margravate is a historic German territory ruled by a prince or military governor. Historians are not sure why Montgomery chose the name 'Azilia." To encourage settlement, Montgomery published a description of the region, calling it "the most ...

Google previewA New System of Geography, Or a General Description of the World (1765)

Containing a Particular and Circumstantial Account of All the Countries, Kingdoms and States of Europe, Asia, Africa and America, Their Situation ... with the Birds, Beasts, ..., Found in Different Regions, Embellished with a New and Accurate Set of Maps, by the Best Geographers, and Great Variety of Copper-plates, Containing Perspective Views of the Principal Cities, Structures, Ruins, Etc by Daniel Fenning, Joseph Collyer

The whole margravate is a fertile country, abounding with corn, hemp flax, bees-wax, and wood. - * The margraves of both titles descend from the same stock, and the titles of each of them are, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Geography, ancient and modern, etc (1834)

by Josiah CONDER (Editor of “The Patriot.”.)

The original margravate formed a compact territory, part of the circle of...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica; Or A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1823)

BADEN, formerly a margravate, now a grand duchy in Germany. It is bounded by Hesse Darmstadt and Bavaria on the north; by Wirtemburg, on the east; by Switzerland, on the south; and by the Rhine, which divides it from Alsace, on the west.

Google previewThe General Gozeiteer Or Compendious Geographical Dictionary (1791)

by R. Brookes

Baden, a small handsome town of Germany, in the circle of Swabia, and in the margravate of the fame name, of which it is capital, with the castle on the top of a mountain, where the prince often resides. It is remarkable for its baths, whence ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica; Or, A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature; Constructed on a Plan, by which the Different Sciences and Arts are Digested Into the Form of Distinct Treatises Or Systems, Comprehending the History, Theory, and Practice, of Each, According to the Latest Discoveries and Improvements... Vol. 1. [-18] (1797)

Barren (the Margravate of), in the circle of Swabia, in Germany, is bounded by the Palatinate of the Rhine, on the north z by the Black Forcst, on the cast ; by Switzerland, on the south ; and by the Rhine, which divides it from Alsace, on the call.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1902)

latest edition. A dictionary of arts, sciences and general literature by Day Otis Kellogg, William Robertson Smith

Under Charlemagne it constituted a margravate, which in 843 passed into the hands of Louis the German, whose grandson Amulf was the first to bear the title of Duke of Carinthia. The duchy was held by various families during the 11th, 12th, ...

Google previewA General Gazetteer; Or, Compendious Geographical Dictionary (1816)

Containing a Description of the Nations, Empires, Kingdoms, States, Provinces, Cities, Towns, Forts, Seas, Harbours, Rivers, Lakes, Canals, Mountains, Capes, Etc. in the Known World ... Illustrated with Maps by Richard Brookes

Meissen, or Misnia, a margravate of Germany, in the circle of Upper Saxony, 100 miles long and 80 broad; bounded on the N by the duchy of Saxony, E by Lusatia, s by Bohemia, and why Franconia and Thuringia. It is a fine country, ...

Google previewThe Cyclopædia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Literature. By Abraham Rees, ... with the Assistance of Eminent Professional Gentlemen. Illustrated with Numerous Engravings, by the Most Disinguished Artists. In Thirthy-nine Volumes. Vol. 1 [- 39] (1819)

BADEN, a margravate of Germany, in the circle of Swabia, is divided into the upper and lower margravate. The upper, or the marquifate of Baden-Baden, terminates westward on the Rhine, though a fmall part of it lies west of that river, and is ...

Google previewEncyclopaedia Perthensis, Or, Universal Dictionary of the Arts, Sciences, Literature, Etc. : Intended to Supersede the Use of Other Books of Reference (1816)

MEISSEN, or Misn1A, a margravate of Germany, in Upper Saxony, about 1oo miles long and 8o broad ; divided into 5 circles, viz. Meis. sen, Leipsick, Erzgeburg, Voigtland, and Lustadt. It is a fertile country, abounding in corn, wine, and rich ...

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