[land-greyv] /ˈlændˌgreɪv/

(in medieval Germany) a count having jurisdiction over a large territory.
(usually initial capital letter) the title of certain German princes.
noun (German history)
(from the 13th century to 1806) a count who ruled over a specified territory
(after 1806) the title of any of various sovereign princes in central Germany


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