from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. See viscountcy.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The territory administered by a viscount as (notably royal) official
- n. An estate held (as fief or nominally) with the title of viscount
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as viscountship.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the dignity or rank or position of a viscount or viscountess
- n. the domain controlled by a viscount or viscountess
From viscount (from Middle English viscounte, from Middle French viscomte (modern vicomte), from Old French visconte, from medieval Latin vicecomes, from vice- + comes 'companion, count') + -y (Wiktionary)