HyperDic: earldom

English > 2 senses of the word earldom:
NOUNstateearldomthe dignity or rank or position of an earl or countess
locationearldomthe domain controlled by an earl or count or countess
earldom > pronunciation
Soundser'ldahm
Rhymesabolitionism ... zirconium: 557 rhymes with ahm...
English > earldom: 2 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningThe dignity or rank or position of an earl or countess.
Broaderrankrelative status
Spanishcondado
Catalancomtat
Nounsearla British peer ranking below a marquess and above a viscount / viscount
English > earldom: 2 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningThe domain controlled by an earl or count or countess.
Broaderdomain, demesne, landterritory over which rule or control is exercised
Spanishcondado
Catalancomtat
Nounsearla British peer ranking below a marquess and above a viscount / viscount

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