/ French (ɡrɑ̃ sɛɲœr) /
noun plural grands seigneurs (ɡrɑ̃ sɛɲœr)
often ironic a dignified or aristocratic man
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Word Origin for grand seigneur
literally: great lord
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Example sentences from the Web for grand seigneur
Though Dublin is now deserted by the aristocracy, most of the grand-seigneur mansions are still standing.
God after all, reflected Andre-Louis, was not a grand-seigneur.Scaramouche|Rafael Sabatini