Definition of grand seigneur
grand seigneurs\-äⁿˌsānˈyərz, -ər(‧)\
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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