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land·gra·vi·ate

 (lănd-grā′vē-ĭt, -āt′)
n.
The rank and office of a landgrave or landgravine.

landgraviate

(lændˈɡreɪvɪɪt; -ˌeɪt) or

landgravate

n
1. (Historical Terms) the domain or position of a landgrave or landgravine
2. (Government, Politics & Diplomacy) the domain or position of a landgrave or landgravine

land•gra•vi•ate

(lændˈgreɪ vi ɪt, -ˌeɪt)

n.
the office, jurisdiction, or territory of a landgrave.
[1650–60; < Medieval Latin landgraviātus]
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1328), commonly known as Meister Eckhart, was a German theologian, philosopher and mystic, born near Gotha, in the Landgraviate of Thuringia in the Holy Roman Empire.
Unlike the other courts, the landgraviate of Hesse-Darmstadt had just one Kapellmeister during the entire time period under consideration: Christoph Graupner (1683-1760) began his term in 1709 and stayed until his death.
The war was a frequent and disruptive presence in the region around Ludolf's village Reichensachsen, near the Werra river in the Northeast corner of the landgraviate of Hesse-Kassel.