from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A man in medieval Germany who had jurisdiction over a particular territory.
- n. Used as the title for such a nobleman.
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- n. specific nobiliary title ranking as count in certain feudal countships in the Holy Roman Empire, in present Germany.
- n. County nobleman in the British, privately held North American colony Carolina, ranking just below the proprietary (chartered equivalent of a royal vassal).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A German nobleman of a rank corresponding to that of an earl in England and of a count in France.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In Germany, in the middle ages, a graf or count to whom were intrusted special judicial functions, extending over a considerable territory; later, the title of certain German princes, some of whom were princes of the empire.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a count who had jurisdiction over a large territory in medieval Germany
"landgrave," but returned to New York, and ultimately (1680) to
Other signs there are taken from physiognomy, metoposcopy, chiromancy, which because Joh. de Indagine, and Rotman, the landgrave of Hesse his mathematician, not long since in his
Christopher Rotman, the landgrave of Hesse's mathematician, in their astronomical epistles, whether it be the same Diaphanum clearness, matter of air and heavens, or two distinct essences?
The polygamy of Philip, landgrave of Hesse, in the Lutheran community, in 1539, is well known.
Elizabeth, the duke of Saxe, the landgrave of Hesse, the princes of Orange, the Condés and Colignys, have done all, and books nothing.
Through his sturdy helmet the noble fiddler smote the landgrave.
At the age of 4, she was engaged to the son of the landgrave of Thuringia, whom she married in 1221, at the age of 14.
Alongside him are walking the Count Palatine, the landgrave, and other nobles.
Upon much pleading a shepherd of the landgrave permitted her to use an abandoned pig sty.
At the age of four b. 1207, she was brought to the court of her future husband, Ludwig, landgrave of Thuringia.