Meaning of margrave


Pronunciation: (mär'grāv), [key]
— n.
  1. (formerly) the hereditary title of the rulers of certain European states.
  2. a hereditary German title, equivalent to marquis.
  3. (originally) a military governor of a German mark, or border province.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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