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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The position and authority of a feudal lord; The estate of a feudal lord.

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  • The grant of a seigneury on the banks of the St. Lawrence previous to the cession of the colony had restored the decayed fortunes of the
  • This territory began to have a settled life of its own immediately after the Revolutionary War, when the first United Empire loyalists came upstream from the mouth of the...
  • His seigneury lies on the Richelieu, a little south of Fort
  • Of course the gift was as yet a secret, because the two owners of the seigneury, had first to be disposed of, one being for more
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