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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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|Adj.||1.||manorial - of or relating to or based on the manor; "manorial accounts"|
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manorial[məˈnɔːrɪəl] ADJ → señorial
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