seigneury


sei·gneury

noun \ˈsān-yə-rē\
plural sei·gneur·ies

Definition of SEIGNEURY

1
a :  the territory under the government of a feudal lord
b :  a landed estate held in Canada by feudal tenure until 1854
2
:  the manor house of a Canadian seigneur

First Known Use of SEIGNEURY

1630

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