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Definitions for seigneury
ˈsin yə ri, ˈseɪn-seigneu·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. seigneury, seigniory, signorynoun

    the estate of a seigneur

  2. seigniory, seigneury, feudal lordshipnoun

    the position and authority of a feudal lord


  1. seigneury

    Seigneury is a historical term referring to an estate or territory held by a seigneur (or lord) in some feudal systems. This landowner had certain legal rights and privileges, including the right to collect rents and labor services from the peasants or serfs living on the land. It was a foundational element of the feudal societies notably in medieval Europe.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of seigneury in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of seigneury in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6


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