noun, plural Mes·sei·gneurs [mey-se-nyœr] /meɪ sɛˈnyœr/.
Origin of Monseigneur
Examples from the Web for monseigneur
The fashionable lady beside me was looking expectantly at Monseigneur C——.
Monseigneur C—— delivered his text in a calm voice, glancing quietly over the congregation.
"The mitre weighs too much for your head, monseigneur," retorted the Jesuit.The Sword of Honor, volumes 1 & 2|Eugne Sue
Monseigneur, I can give only, even to your highness, public reasons.The Forty-Five Guardsmen|Alexandre Dumas
I was obliged, in obedience to strict duty, to submit the work to Monseigneur, and to beg his Grace's approval.Balthasar|Anatole France
And now only Monferrand and Monseigneur Martha were left, talking on and on in the deserted building.The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete|Emile Zola
"It is time, Monseigneur," said Joseph, who often trembled involuntarily as he spoke.Cinq Mars, Complete|Alfred de Vigny
noun plural Messeigneurs (mesɛɲœr)
Word Origin for Monseigneur
c.1600, from French monseigneur (12c.), title of honor equivalent to "my lord," from mon "my" (from Latin meum) + seigneur "lord," from Latin seniorem, accusative of senior "older" (see senior (adj.)). Plural messeigneurs.