Domesday Book

[ doomz-dey book, dohmz- ]
/ ˈdumzˌdeɪ ˌbʊk, ˈdoʊmz- /

noun

a record of a survey of the lands of England made by order of William the Conqueror about 1086, giving ownership, extent, value, etc., of the properties.

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noun

history the record of a survey of the land of England carried out by the commissioners of William I in 1086
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