intendancy

noun in·tend·an·cy \-dənsē, -si\
variants: less commonly

intendency

\-dənsē, -si\

Definition of intendancy

plural

-es

  1. 1 :  the office, function, or employment of an intendant; also :  a body of intendants

  2. 2 usually intendency [Spanish intendencia, from intendente] :  a district under an intendant

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Origin and Etymology of intendancy

intendancy probably from French intendance + English -y; intendency probably from Middle French intendance + English -ency


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