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State seizing Grand Duke settled abroad (9)


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Here is my best explanation:

'settled abroad' is the definition.

'state seizing grand duke' is the subsidiary indication.

'state' becomes 'emirate' (**).

'seizing' means one lot of letters goes inside another.

'grand' becomes 'g' ('G' can be a synonym of 'grand').

'duke' becomes 'd'.

'emirate' placed around 'g' is 'emigrate'.


This clue was last seen in The Times

(Another definition for emigrated that I've seen is "Went abroad to live".)


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