Definitions for manorˈmæn ər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

man•orˈmæn ər(n.)

  1. a feudal estate, consisting of a lord's house and adjoining lands over which he exercises control.

    Category: Western History

  2. (in England) the house of a lord with the land belonging to it; a landed estate.

    Category: Western History

  3. the main house or mansion on an estate, plantation, etc.

    Category: Western History

Origin of manor:

1250–1300; ME maner < AF; OF manoir, n. use of manoir to remain, dwell < L manēre to remain

ma•no•ri•alməˈnɔr i əl, -ˈnoʊr-(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. manor, manor house(noun)

    the mansion of a lord or wealthy person

  2. manor(noun)

    the landed estate of a lord (including the house on it)

Wiktionary

  1. manor(Noun)

    A landed estate.

  2. manor(Noun)

    The main house of such an estate or a similar residence; a mansion.

  3. manor(Noun)

    A district over which a feudal lord could exercise certain rights and privileges in medieval western Europe.

  4. manor(Noun)

    The lord's residence and seat of control in such a district.

  5. manor(Noun)

    Any home area or territory in which authority is exercised, often in a police or criminal context.

  6. Origin: From manoir.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Manor(noun)

    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

  2. Manor(noun)

    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

Freebase

  1. Manor

    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.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'manor' in Nouns Frequency: #2351

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