intendancy

[in-ten-duh n-see]

Origin of intendancy

First recorded in 1590–1600; intend(ant) + -ancy
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intendancy

noun
  1. the position or work of an intendant
  2. intendants collectively
  3. history the district or area administered by an intendant
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