duchy

What is the difference between empire and duchy?

empire | duchy |


As nouns the difference between empire and duchy

is that empire is a political unit having an extensive territory or comprising a number of territories or nations and ruled by a single supreme authority while duchy is a dominion or region ruled by a duke or duchess.

What is the difference between duchy and duchess?

duchy | duchess |


As nouns the difference between duchy and duchess

is that duchy is a dominion or region ruled by a duke or duchess while duchess is the female spouse or widow of a duke.

As a verb duchess is

(uk|informal) to court or curry favour for political or business advantage; to flatter obsequiously.

What is the difference between duchy and duke?

duchy | duke |


As nouns the difference between duchy and duke

is that duchy is a dominion or region ruled by a duke or duchess while duke is the male ruler of a duchy (compare duchess ).

As a verb duke is

to hit or beat with the fists.

What is the difference between duchy and luxembourg?

duchy | luxembourg |

What is the difference between duchy and province?

duchy | province |


As nouns the difference between duchy and province

is that duchy is a dominion or region ruled by a duke or duchess while province is a subdivision of government usually one step below the national level.

As a proper noun province is

(british) northern ireland.

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