from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Alternative form of voivode.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Originally, the title of a military commander in various Slavonic countries; afterwards applied to governors of towns or provinces. It was assumed for a time by the rulers of Moldavia and Wallachia, who were afterwards called hospodars, and has also been given to some inferior Turkish officers.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as voivode, voivodeship.


Variant of voivode, representing an early Hungarian form. (Wiktionary)



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