Palatinate: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (pu-lat'n-āt", -it), [key]
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
- either of two historic regions of Germany that constituted an electorate of the Holy Roman Empire: one (or) is now part of Rhineland-Palatinate and the other () is now part of Bavaria.
- a native or inhabitant of the Palatinate.
- (l.c.) the territory under the jurisdiction of a palatine.