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Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of principality.

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Examples

  • Formal _protests_ against the despotism of the papal church were formulated by the representatives of certain German principalities and other delegates at a diet or general council held at Spires A.D. 1529; and the reformers were thenceforth known as _Protestants_.

    Jesus the Christ A Study of the Messiah and His Mission According to Holy Scriptures Both Ancient and Modern

  • Throughout these Italian wars, the popes were constantly intriguing and struggling to save their temporalities, expel the foreigners from Italy, or obtain principalities for their nephews.

    A Parallel History of France and England; Consisting of Outlines and Dates

  • Perhaps no doctrine is more insufferably fabulous to non-Christians than the claim that we exist in the long melancholy aftermath of a primordial catastrophe, that this is a broken and wounded world, that cosmic time is the shadow of true time, and that the universe languishes in bondage to 'powers' and 'principalities' -- spiritual and terrestrial -- alien to God.

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  • Perhaps no doctrine is more insufferably fabulous to non-Christians than the claim that we exist in the long melancholy aftermath of a primordial catastrophe, that this is a broken and wounded world, that cosmic time is the shadow of true time, and that the universe languishes in bondage to 'powers' and 'principalities' -- spiritual and terrestrial -- alien to God.

    Medpundit

  • The beings whom the apostle in the preceding clauses describes as principalities, powers, and rulers, he here calls wicked spirits, to express their character and nature.

    A Commentary on the Epistle to the Ephesians

  • Angels are called principalities, powers and dominions, either because of their exalted nature; or because through them God exercises his power and dominion; or because of their relation to each other.

    A Commentary on the Epistle to the Ephesians

  • Against the encroaching shadows of the culture of death, against forces commanding immense power and wealth, against the perverse doctrine that a woman's dignity depends upon her right to destroy her child, against what St. Paul calls the principalities and powers of the present time, this convention renews our resolve that we shall not weary, we shall not rest, until the culture of life is reflected in the rule of law and lived in the law of love.

    Insight Scoop | The Ignatius Press Blog

  • I cannot understand why these states have not only permitted and agreed to the secession of independent HOA "principalities", while continuing to argue over states rights with the federal government.

    The New American Federalism: the Surrender of States Rights to HOAs

  • It looks like the "principalities" and "powers" that rule this world have an outpost at Belo.

    Scaling back, at least temporarily, on religion blog | RELIGION Blog | dallasnews.com

  • Princes and kings had "principalities" and "kingdoms" as a result of inheritence and not National borders.

    Gingerbread pancakes for Shrove Tuesday | Homesick Texan

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