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How to Pronounce duke?

Correct pronunciation for the word "duke" is [djˈuːk], [djˈuːk], [d_j_ˈuː_k].

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"Duke" in context

Duke is an aristocratic title used by European noble families since the Middle Ages. It is the highest hereditary title below a monarch and is traditionally the ruler of a large estate known as a duchy. The title of Duke is derived from the Latin language word, "dux," meaning leader. It became popular during the Middle Ages as a way to indicate power, wealth and authority in the region.

There are various titles associated with the duke. Besides Lord Great Chamberlain, other titles are Master of the Horse, Steward, Earl Marshal and Constable.

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Usage over time for duke:

This graph shows how "duke" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.


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