Definitions for manorˈmæn ər
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manor, manor house(noun)
the mansion of a lord or wealthy person
the landed estate of a lord (including the house on it)
A landed estate.
The main house of such an estate or a similar residence; a mansion.
A district over which a feudal lord could exercise certain rights and privileges in medieval western Europe.
The lord's residence and seat of control in such a district.
Any home area or territory in which authority is exercised, often in a police or criminal context.
Origin: From manoir.
the land belonging to a lord or nobleman, or so much land as a lord or great personage kept in his own hands, for the use and subsistence of his family
a tract of land occupied by tenants who pay a free-farm rent to the proprietor, sometimes in kind, and sometimes by performing certain stipulated services
Origin: [OE. maner, OF. maneir habitation, village, F. manoir manor, prop. the OF. inf. maneir to stay, remain, dwell, L. manere, and so called because it was the permanent residence of the lord and of his tenants. See Mansion, and cf. Remain.]
Manor AG is a Swiss department store chain with its headquarter in Basel. With an estimated market share of 60%, Manor is Switzerland’s biggest department-store chain. The Manor Group extends to the 65 Manor stores employing some 11,300 personnel, the Athleticum sports goods chain and Switzerland’s FLY furniture shops. The Group, which is owned by Geneva-based Maus Frères Holding, generated total sales of CHF 3.19 billion in 2011. Manor is positioned in the medium price segment.
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