noun, plural in·tend·an·cies.
Origin of intendancy
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Historical Examples of intendancy
The intendancy of which this town was the capital was one of the richest in Mexico.The Queen of the Savannah
In 1764 the intendancy of Havana was established, likewise with good results.The Colonization of North America
Herbert Eugene Bolton
The intendancy of Yucatan forms a peninsula, about a hundred leagues in length, between the bays of Campeachy and Honduras.Travels in North America, From Modern Writers
In 1668 left for France, but returned to Canada in 1670, and resumed the intendancy.
The best comes from the forests round the village of Zentila, in the intendancy of Oaxaca.