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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Prin·ci·pal·i·ty n.; pl. Principalities
 1. Sovereignty; supreme power; hence, superiority; predominance; high, or the highest, station.
    Your principalities shall come down, even the crown of your glory.   --Jer. xiii. 18.
    The prerogative and principality above everything else.   --Jer. Taylor.
 2. A prince; one invested with sovereignty. “Next upstood Nisroch, of principalities the prime.”
 3. The territory or jurisdiction of a prince; or the country which gives title to a prince; as, the principality of Wales.