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a landed estate; mansion
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manner – way of doing something; behavior
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a. A landed estate.
b. The main house on an estate; a mansion.
2. A tract of land in certain North American colonies with hereditary rights granted to the proprietor by royal charter.
a. The district over which a lord had domain and could exercise certain rights and privileges in medieval western Europe.
b. The lord's residence in such a district.
[Middle English maner, manoir, from Old French maneir, manoir, to dwell, manor, from Latin manēre, to remain; see men- in Indo-European roots.]
ma·no′ri·al (mə-nôr′ē-əl) adj.
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1. (Historical Terms) (in medieval Europe) the manor house of a lord and the lands attached to it
2. (Historical Terms) (before 1776 in some North American colonies) a tract of land granted with rights of inheritance by royal charter
3. (Architecture) a manor house
4. a landed estate
5. slang Brit a geographical area of operation, esp of a gang or local police force
[C13: from Old French manoir dwelling, from maneir to dwell, from Latin manēre to remain]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. a feudal estate, consisting of a lord's house and adjoining lands over which he exercises control.
2. (in England) the house of a lord with the land belonging to it; a landed estate.
3. the main house or mansion on an estate, plantation, etc.
[1250–1300; Middle English maner < Anglo-French; Old French manoir, n. use of manoir to remain, dwell < Latin manēre to remain]
ma•no•ri•al (məˈnɔr i əl, -ˈnoʊr-) adj.
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|Noun||1.||manor - the mansion of a lord or wealthy person|
|2.||manor - the landed estate of a lord (including the house on it)|
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manor[ˈmænər] n (also manor house) → manoir m
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manor[ˈmænəʳ] n (also manor house) → maniero
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