seigneury

noun
sei·​gneury | \ˈsān-yə-rē \
plural seigneuries

Definition of seigneury 

1a : the territory under the government of a feudal lord

b : a landed estate held in Canada by feudal tenure until 1854

2 : the manor house of a Canadian seigneur

First Known Use of seigneury

1630, in the meaning defined at sense 1a

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