Associations to the word «Palatinate»


PALATINATE, noun. A territory ruled by a palatine
PALATINATE, noun. A native or inhabitant of such a territory
PALATINATE, adjective. Of or pertaining to a palatinate or the Palatinate
PALATINATE, proper noun. (geography) (historical) Any of various historical counties palatinate, particularly:
PALATINATE, proper noun. The County Palatinate of the Rhine or Electoral Palatinate of the Holy Roman Empire.
PALATINATE, proper noun. (geography) The area of the former German County Palatinate as a region of modern Germany.
PALATINATE OF THE RHINE, proper noun. (geography) (historical) Alternative form of County Palatinate of the Rhine

Dictionary definition

PALATINATE, noun. A territory in southwestern Germany formerly ruled by the counts palatine.
PALATINATE, noun. A territory under the jurisdiction of a count palatine.

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