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Ernsts Johans Bīrons, Kurzemes un Zemgales hercogs (1737-1741, 1763-1769)

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from German Herzog (duke), from Old High German herizogo, from heri (army) and zogo (leader).

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NounEdit

hercogs m (1st declension, feminine form: hercogiene)

  1. duke (nobility title, above marquess and under grand duke; corresponding nobleman)
    Kurzemes un Zemgales hercogsduke of Courland and Semigallia
    būvmeistars Preiss jaunceļamajai hercoga pilij Jelgavā uzbūvēja itāliešu zelminibuilder master Priess added an Italian pediment to the duke's newly built palace

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