principality

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Noun[change]

Singular
principality

Plural
principalities

  1. (obsolete) A principality is the process of being a ruler, prince, or other person of power.
  2. A principality is an area that is ruled by a prince or princess.

Wales was a principality ruled by the son of the English King until it joined England in 1542.

  1. A principality is the state of being principal; pre-eminence.