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seigneury

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noun sei·gneury \ˈsān-yə-rē\

Definition of seigneury

plural sei·gneur·ies

  1. 1a :  the territory under the government of a feudal lordb :  a landed estate held in Canada by feudal tenure until 1854

  2. 2 :  the manor house of a Canadian seigneur



1630

First Known Use of seigneury

1630


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