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Synonyms for dukedom

the dignity or rank or position of a duke

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the domain controlled by a duke or duchess


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Their mutual mistrust is firmly located in each twin's sense of succession anxiety, for it is made apparent that both Rollo and Otto fear a fatal attack from their competitor for the dukedom. Early in the first act, Gisbert recounts how they refuse to meet until extensive searches have been performed which rule out the possibility of hidden weapons or poison.
Tori's connection to Allarde, the heir to a dukedom, deepens, but their's is a forbidden love.
Entering Westminster Abbey, Kate Middleton, William's bride left as the Duchess of Cambridge, after the Queen conferred the Dukedom on the prince.
2, 2010 (TAP) - Development and International Co-operation Minister Mohamed Nouri Jouini conferred, on Wednesday, with Grand Dukedom of Luxembourg's Minister of Family and Integration, Minister of co-operation and Humanitarian action Marie-Josee Jacobs.
The gathering aims to develop firms' multi-partnership on the Arab Maghreb market and the greater region of Rhineland, Grand Dukedom of Luxembourg, Sarr-Palatinate, Lorraine, Pas- de-Calais and Maastricht.
He recounted the loss of his dukedom as a formal lament, a wail intoning his humiliation and culpability, while keeping physical and emotional distance from Miranda.
The Secretariat discussed a proposal put forward by the General People's committee on the naming of the Secretary of the Libyan People's Bureau in Brussels as a secretary and delegate of the Gt Jamahiriya to the European Union and a non-resident secretary in the Dukedom of Luxembourg.
"The Queen thinks she's a natural and a perfect consort for William." The dukedom will be an interim title for Wills while he waits to inherit his father's title Prince of Wales when Charles becomes King.
She began life as an 'oyster wench brought up in the slums of London' and before she died, aged 38, she produced a son by the King who was given the dukedom of St Albans.
Christopher Ravenscroft plays Prospero as an ordinary chap anguished by the wrongdoings of those who have deprived him of his dukedom and clearly attached to his daughter.
Working Title Films is developing a remake of the 1949 Ealing classic "Kind Hearts and Coronets." The original Robert Hamer film starred Dennis Price as the black sheep of a noble family who sets about murdering the 10 relatives (eight of them played by Alec Guinness) standing between him and a dukedom. Working Title has wisely decided it's pointless to attempt a faithful copy of an original widely regarded as a masterpiece.
Prospero, the great magician, with every reason to seek revenge, calls up a storm to wreck the ship carrying the enemies who, twelve years prior, had exiled him to this island with Miranda, his 3-year-old daughter, thus robbing him of his dukedom. Yet the final truth he arrives at is that there is greater profit in forgiveness than in revenge.
As the Renaissance began in Tuscany, sericulture took hold in the dukedom of Milan, to which Como belonged.
The ill-fated Ottheinrich, who in 1546 lost his dukedom and went into exile for religious reasons, is brought into this discussion on the grounds of his familial and confessional links with Philipp Ludwig, and his patronage of a similarly decorated palace in Heidelberg, the Ottheinrichbau.
It was founded in the twelfth century when Styria became a self-governing Dukedom under the Emperor, and it was for periods in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries the imperial residence and capital of Inner Austria.