Principality

Prin`ci*pal"i*ty

(?), n.;
pl. Principalities (#).
[L. principalitas preminence, excellence: cf. F. principalit, principaut. See Principal.] 1. Sovereignty; supreme power; hence, superiority; predominance; high, or the highest, station. Sir P. Sidney.
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Your principalities shall come down, even the crown of your glory.
Jer. xiii. 18.
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The prerogative and principality above everything else.
Jer. Taylor.
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2. A prince; one invested with sovereignty. "Next upstood Nisroch, of principalities the prime." Milton.
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3. The territory or jurisdiction of a prince; or the country which gives title to a prince; as, the principality of Wales.
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