noun, plural in·tend·an·cies.
Examples from the Web for intendancy
As a result of the English war, in 1764 Havana was made the seat of an independent captaincy-general and of an intendancy.
In 1764 the intendancy of Havana was established, likewise with good results.
The intendancy of which this town was the capital was one of the richest in Mexico.The Queen of the Savannah|Gustave Aimard
The best comes from the forests round the village of Zentila, in the intendancy of Oaxaca.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
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|William Bingley