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  • noun A dominion or nation ruled by a grand duke or grand duchess as a self-governing state. See also: duchy

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Examples

  • The name Grand Duchy might not mean a lot to you, but the name Frank Black should.

    fresnobeehive.com

  • Eurovision, with its public voting, seems at first glance like a triumph of democracy, a brighter-than-white contrast to deals struck over cigars and brandy in Grand Duchy.

    Notable & Quotable

  • A couple of weeks ago it seemed as though the tiny landlocked Grand Duchy of Luxembourg was shifting the goalposts hither and thither, to stymie a bid for steel company Arcelor from Netherlands-based Mittal Steel.

    Luxembourg Minister: We're Not Trying To Stop Mittal

  • A couple of weeks ago, it seemed as if the tiny landlocked Grand Duchy of Luxembourg was shifting the goalposts hither and thither to stymie a bid for steel company Arcelor by Netherlands-based Mittal Steel.

    U.K. Faces Of The Week, March 27-31

  • It will supersede, with certain noted exceptions, the Extradition Treaty between the United States of America and the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg signed at Berlin on October 29, 1883, and the Supplementary Extradition Convention between the United States and Luxembourg signed at Luxembourg on April 24, 1935.

    Transmittal Of Extradition Treaty With Luxembourg

  • With a view to receiving the advice and consent of the Senate to ratification, I transmit herewith the Extradition Treaty between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, signed at Washington on October 1, 1996.

    Transmittal Of Extradition Treaty With Luxembourg

  • I transmit herewith for Senate advice and consent to ratification the Convention Between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion with Respect to Taxes on Income and Capital, signed at Luxembourg April 3, 1996.

    President Submission Of Tax Treaty With Luxembourg

  • The language question is no longer the dominant factor in Finnish party politics; but before we proceed to an account of the new party divisions, it will be necessary to give a brief sketch of the recent political history of the Grand Duchy.

    Through Finland in Carts

  • It was the night after my first day's work on a farm, way up in the village of Kossebade, Grand Duchy of Mecklenburg.

    The Memoirs of a Swine in the Land of Kultur

  • Nicholas I. to shelve the constitution of the Grand Duchy, local liberties remained almost intact up to a comparatively recent time.

    The Development of the European Nations, 1870-1914 (5th ed.)

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