Sovereignty; a prince; the territory of a prince; the country which gives title to a prince.
- Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914. (noun) (n.) (noun)
The territory of a prince; supreme power; sovereignty.
- The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919. (noun) (n.) (noun)
The territory of a prince, or the part of a country which gives him a title; supreme power; sometimes in Scrip., royal state or attire.
- Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874. (noun) (n.) (noun)
The teritory of a prince or the country which gives title to him: obs. ( B.) a prince, a power.
- The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899. (noun) (n.) (noun)
Territory of a prince.
- The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894. (noun) (n.) (noun)

Usage examples:

For now they were, in good truth, beef cattle, the aristocracy of fifty thousand, the pick of wide ranges, the total tangible wealth of a great principality
- The Killer by Stewart Edward White
A bewitching American girl visits the little principality and there has a romantic love affair.
- If Any Man Sin by H. A. Cody
Whoever therefore deemes it necessary in his entrance into a new Principality to secure himself of his enemies, and gain him friends, to overcome either by force or by cunning, to make himself beloved, or feared of his people, be followed and reverenced by his soldiers, to root out those that can, or owe thee any hurt, to change the ancient orders with new wayes, to be severe, and yet acceptable, magnanimous, and liberall; to extinguish the unfaithfull soldiery, and create new; to maintain to himself the armities of Kings and Princes, so that they shall either with favor benefit thee, or be wary how to offend thee; cannot find more fresh and lively examples than the actions of this man.
- Machiavelli, Volume I The Art of War; and The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli