Definition of "seigneurie" [seigneurie]

  • An area governed by a seigneur. (noun)
  • The estate of a seigneur. (noun)
  • The official residence of a Seigneur. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "seigneurie" in a sentence
  • "For this he paid an annual homage to the seigneur of “1 sol in ‘cens,’ 3 live capons and 9 silver livres in ‘rentes,’ and 9 days of work on the seigneurie.”"
  • "Kind and tempting was the invitation to prolong my stay at the See House; enticing was the prospect offered me of a visit to a seigneurie on the Ottawa; and it was with very great reluctance that, after a sojourn of only one day, I left this abode of refinement and hospitality, and the valued friends who had received me with so much kindness, for a tedious journey to New"
  • "Be assured that were the great Turk this very day to offer me the lordship (seigneurie) of Jerusalem, I would positively decline it."