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seigniory

noun sei·gniory \ˈsān-yə-rē\

Definition of seigniory

plural

seigniories

or

seignories

  1. 1 :  lordship, dominion; specifically :  the power or authority of a feudal lord

  2. 2 :  the territory over which a lord holds jurisdiction



14th Century

First Known Use of seigniory

14th century

Variants of seigniory

or

seignory

play \ˈsān-yə-rē\

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