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  • n. A Polish nobleman who possessed a starosty.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A nobleman who possessed a starosty.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In Poland, a nobleman possessed of a castle or domain called a starosty.
  • n. In Russia, the head man of a mir or commune.


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