duchy duchy  /ˈdə tʃi/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the domain controlled by a duke or duchess

Usage(s):

  1. Chicago's extraordinary Duke of Groceries annexed another province to his growing duchy.
  2. The story of the Duval duchy began in 1911 when three Mexican Americans were gunned down in San Diego by a gang of Anglos opposed to the town's incorporation under Chicano control.
  3. Under the very noses of the alpaca-sleeved grocer barons, dapper, cold-eyed Nathan Cummings, 47, has fashioned himself a duchy.

News

  • World Trust Fund UK Regulatory Announcement: The World Trust Fund - Fact Sheet – May 31, 2013

    LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The World Trust Fund Fact Sheet – May 31, 2013 Société d’Investissement à Capital Fixe Registered office: 49, avenue J.F. Kennedy, L-1855 Luxembourg Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, R.C.S. Luxembourg No. B 37.154 Commentary Global equity markets remained volatile. The U.S. equity markets were strong, but Japan had a sharp correction, and emerging markets continued their ...
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Business Wire

Quotes

  1. A spokesman for the Prince said: "Duchy Originals is delighted to be working with Alex James, one of Britain's most exciting and passionate new cheese makers, to produce a cheese using the milk form the herd of Ayrshire cows on the Duchy Home Farm."
    on Jul 17, 2009 By: Prince Charles Source: BBC News

  2. In typically forthright comments, Mr Ramsay says: "I am upset with him. When I looked at his Duchy food I was gob-smacked, amazed and dumbfounded at what I discovered. Why would anyone pay that much money for one of his pies? I tried them. Just...
    on Oct 3, 2008 By: Gordon Ramsay Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  3. "The committee would welcome the Treasury's view on whether there is anything about the status of the Duchy of Cornwall and Duchy of Lancaster that puts them outside the regimes for corporation tax and capital gains tax," wrote Mr Leigh. "The...
    on Oct 24, 2006 By: Edward Leigh Source: Independent

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