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ligeance

[lahy-juh ns, lee-] /ˈlaɪ dʒəns, ˈli-/
noun
1.
Chiefly Law. the territory subject to a sovereign or liege lord.
2.
Archaic. allegiance.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English < Middle French; see liege, -ance
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