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seigneury

[ seen-yuh-ree, seyn- ]
/ ˈsin yə ri, ˈseɪn- /
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noun

the domain of a seigneur.
(in French Canada) land originally held by grant from the king of France.

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Origin of seigneury

1675–85; <French seigneurie;see seigneur, -y3
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seigneury
/ (ˈseɪnjərɪ) /

noun plural -gneuries

the estate of a seigneur
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