meaning of burgrave

burgrave meaning in General Dictionary

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  • a nobleman governing a German palace and surrounding grounds by hereditary right
  • the army governor of a German town inside twelfth and 13th hundreds of years
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Sentence Examples with the word burgrave

The burgrave was the king's representative; he was charged with the administration of the royal estates in a given district, and in general with watching the royal interests therein.

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