Associations to the word «Principality»


PRINCIPALITY, noun. (obsolete) The state of being a prince or ruler; sovereignty, absolute authority. [14th-19th c.]
PRINCIPALITY, noun. (now rare) The state of being principal; pre-eminence. [from 14th c.]
PRINCIPALITY, noun. A region or sovereign nation headed by a prince or princess. [from 14th c.]
PRINCIPALITY, noun. (theology) A spiritual being, specifically in Christian angelology, the fifth level of angels, ranked above powers and below dominions. [from 16th c.]
PRINCIPALITY OF ALBANIA, proper noun. Monarchy in Albania from 1914 to 1925
PRINCIPALITY OF ANDORRA, proper noun. Official name of Andorra.
PRINCIPALITY OF LIECHTENSTEIN, proper noun. The official name of Liechtenstein.
PRINCIPALITY OF MONACO, proper noun. The official name of Monaco.

Dictionary definition

PRINCIPALITY, noun. Territory ruled by a prince.

Wise words

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Ernest Hemingway