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[duhch-ee] /ˈdʌtʃ i/

noun, plural duchies.
the territory ruled by a duke or duchess.
noun (pl) duchies
the territory of a duke or duchess; dukedom

mid-14c., “territory ruled by a duke or duchess,” from Old French duché (12c.), from Medieval Latin ducatus, from Latin dux (see duke (n.)).


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