[muh-nawr-ee-uh-liz-uhm, -nohr-]
the manorial organization, or its principles and practices in the Middle Ages.

1895–1900; manorial + -ism Unabridged
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Main Entry:  manorialism
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  in medieval times, the organization of rural economy and society by three classes of manors: demesne, serf or villein holdings, and free peasant land's 21st Century Lexicon
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