intendancy

intendancy

[in-ten-duhn-see]
noun, plural intendancies.
1.
the office or function of an intendant.
2.
a body of intendants.
3.
Also, intendency. a district under the charge of an intendant.

Origin:
1590–1600; intend(ant) + -ancy

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intendancy (ɪnˈtɛndənsɪ)
 
n
1.  the position or work of an intendant
2.  intendants collectively
3.  history the district or area administered by an intendant

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