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Monseigneur

or mon·sei·gneur

[ mawn-se-nyœr ]
/ mɔ̃ sɛˈnyœr /
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noun, plural Mes·sei·gneurs [mey-se-nyœr]. /meɪ sɛˈnyœr/.

a French title of honor given to princes, bishops, and other persons of eminence.
a person bearing this title.

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Origin of Monseigneur

1590–1600; <French: my lord; see seigneur
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British Dictionary definitions for Monseigneur

Monseigneur
/ French (mɔ̃sɛɲœr) /

noun plural Messeigneurs (mesɛɲœr)

a title given to French bishops, prelates, and princesAbbreviation: Mgr

Word Origin for Monseigneur

literally: my lord
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