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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

or

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"
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Et le voila devant la star du marche, la vedette incontestee de la mercuriale, sa seigneurie la viande, son excellentissime l'agneau.
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Hence, similar to Nablus, Hebron was an administrative unit within the royal domain until 1161,directly under its rule or as a fief, when it was separated from the royal domain, becoming the Seigneurie of Philip of Milly of Oultrejourdain.
L'auteur retrace attentivement le contexte particulier menant au choix de l'emplacement de la voie d'eau le long de la seigneurie de Beauharnois afin de relier les lacs Saint-Louis et Saint-Francois.
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In 2011 IPEN's partners found lead levels as high as 500,000 ppm in paints produced in Cameroon by Seigneurie, an acquired subsidiary of Pittsburgh-based PPG, one of the world's largest paint manufacturers.
L'ouvrage se divise en six chapitres suivant un plan a la fois chronologique et thematique, et menant des origines europeennes de la seigneurie a sa lente extinction au 20e siecle.
Durand, "Villages et seigneurie au Portugal (xe-xiiie s)," Cahiers de Civilisation Medievale, 30 (1987), pp.