a French title of honor given to princes, bishops, and other persons of eminence.
a person bearing this title.
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How to use Monseigneur in a sentence
The fashionable lady beside me was looking expectantly at Monseigneur C——.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show | Robert W. Chambers | February 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Monseigneur C—— delivered his text in a calm voice, glancing quietly over the congregation.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show | Robert W. Chambers | February 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Now, all is revealed, Monseigneur, and your highness will assist at the true sitting of the League.
Please to speak lower, Monseigneur; your highness forgets, that you speak to a gentleman and an old servant.
Monseigneur knows that true courage does not exclude prudence; I will order one hundred and fifty.
Monseigneur preserves rabbits; I must avenge the one that you killed.Brother Jacques (Novels of Paul de Kock, Volume XVII) | Charles Paul de Kock
When Monseigneur retired to his apartments I went to dress and went down at once in order to be first in the salon.Memoirs of the Duchesse de Dino v.1/3, 1831-1835 | Dorothy Duchesse de Dino
British Dictionary definitions for Monseigneur
a title given to French bishops, prelates, and princes: Abbreviation: Mgr
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