What is the difference between viscount and duchy?

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Viscount is a related term of duchy.


As nouns the difference between viscount and duchy

is that viscount is a member of the peerage above a baron but below a count or earl while duchy is a dominion or region ruled by a duke or duchess.

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viscount

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Noun

(en noun)
  • A member of the peerage above a baron but below a count or earl.
  • 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.