castellany

noun cas·tel·lany \ˈkastəˌlanē, -ˌlā-, -lə-, kaˈstelənē\

Definition of castellany

plural

-es

  1. :  the office or jurisdiction of a castellan :  the extent of land and jurisdiction appertaining to a castle

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Origin and Etymology of castellany

Medieval Latin castellania, from castellanus castellan (from Latin, occupant of a castle) + Latin -ia -y


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