seigneury

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seign·eur·y

 (sān′yə-rē)
n. pl. seign·eur·ies
The power, rank, or estate of a seigneur.

seigneury

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seigneurie

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seignory

n, pl -gneuries
(Historical Terms) the estate of a seigneur. Also (less common): seignioralty or seigniorship

sei•gneur•y

(ˈsin yə ri, ˈseɪn-)

n., pl. -gneur•ies.
the domain of a seigneur.
[1675–85; < French seigneurie; see seigneur, -y3]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.seigneury - the estate of a seigneur
acres, demesne, landed estate, estate, land - extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use; "the family owned a large estate on Long Island"
2.seigneury - the position and authority of a feudal lord
berth, billet, post, situation, position, office, place, spot - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"