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principality in Geography topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishprincipalityprin‧ci‧pal‧i‧ty /ˌprɪnsəˈpæləti/ noun (plural principalities) [countable] 🔊 🔊 1 SGa country that is ruled by a prince2 the Principality
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principalityThe 1648 Treaty of Westphalia saw its dismemberment and division into more than 300 individual and sovereign states and principalities.The new bureaucrats may well have been willing to learn lessons from their fellows across the boundaries of principalities.Little by little there emerged minute royal principalities, then aristocratic towns, linked together by trade.The Prussian crown and several smaller principalities which seized the properties told the churches to raise money from their own members instead.But confronting the principalities of darkness which foster this insidious violence has meant experiencing spiritual warfare as never before.These two incidents hardly added up to a minimal knowledge of the principality.The principality has the highest proportion of homes built more than 100 years ago.