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  • n  the dignity or rank or position of an earl or countess
  • n  the domain controlled by an earl or count or countess

  • Eden declined the earldom that goes, by long tradition, to departing Prime Ministers.
  • Announcement of former Prime Minister Clement Attlee's dissolution honors list included an earldom for Viscount Jowitt, the Labor government's Lord Chancellor; a Companionship of .
  • Although he succeeded to his earldom in 1925, and returned to England to sit in the House of Lords, he found he was more at home on a ranch, shuttled back forth between .

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