grand seigneur

noun
grand sei·​gneur | \ ¦gräⁿˌsānˈyər(‧) \
plural grand seigneurs or grand seigneurs\ -​äⁿˌsānˈyərz , -​ər(‧) \

Definition of grand seigneur

1 : a great lord or nobleman the grand seigneur La Salle and his men glided through the … land— H. T. Kane
2 : a man of dignity and aristocratic bearing described as a cultured country squire, a grand seigneur influential among his own people and a patron of the arts— A. D. Rees

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History and Etymology for grand seigneur

French

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“Grand seigneur.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/grand%20seigneur. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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