noun \ˈsān-yə-rē\
plural sei·gnior·ies or sei·gnor·ies

Definition of SEIGNIORY

:  lordship, dominion; specifically :  the power or authority of a feudal lord
:  the territory over which a lord holds jurisdiction

Variants of SEIGNIORY

sei·gniory or sei·gnory \ˈsān-yə-rē\

First Known Use of SEIGNIORY

14th century


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