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seigneury

[seen-yuh-ree, seyn-] /ˈsin yə ri, ˈseɪn-/
noun
1.
the domain of a seigneur.
2.
(in French Canada) land originally held by grant from the king of France.
Origin
1675-1685
1675-85; < French seigneurie; see seigneur, -y3
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seigneury

/ˈseɪnjərɪ/
noun (pl) -gneuries
1.
the estate of a seigneur
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