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  • n. The military governor of a German town or castle; a nobleman of the same status

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See burggrave.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Formerly, the title, in some European countries, of the hereditary governor of a town or castle.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a nobleman ruling a German castle and surrounding grounds by hereditary right
  • n. the military governor of a German town in the 12th and 13th centuries

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