Duchy vs Princedom - What's the difference?

duchy | princedom |


As nouns the difference between duchy and princedom

is that duchy is a dominion or region ruled by a duke or duchess while princedom is the jurisdiction, sovereignty, rank, or estate of a prince.

duchy

English

Noun

(wikipedia duchy) (duchies)
  • A dominion or region ruled by a duke or duchess.
  • * A Grand Duchy may be a self-governing state.
  • * A simple duchy tends to be a part of a larger kingdom or empire.
  • princedom

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The jurisdiction, sovereignty, rank, or estate of a prince.
  • References

    (Webster 1913)