What is another word for seigniory?

Pronunciation: [sˈe͡ɪni͡əɹi] (IPA)

Seigniory is a term that refers to an estate, jurisdiction, or dominion owned or governed by a seignior. However, there are many other words that can be used as synonyms for this term, including lordship, landholding, fief, manor, domain, territory, principality, barony, and sovereignty. These words all evoke a sense of power, ownership, or control, and they can be used in a variety of contexts. Whether you are referring to a feudal lord, a medieval kingdom, or a modern corporation, these synonyms can help add depth and nuance to your writing, and they can make your descriptions more vivid and evocative.

What are the hypernyms for Seigniory?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Seigniory

To use Lord Elgin's own language, "Papineau retired to solitude and reflection at his seigniory, 'La Petite Nation,'" and the governor-general was able at the same time to call the attention of the colonial secretary to a presentment of the grand jury of Montreal, "in which that body adverts to the singularly tranquil, contented state of the province."
"Lord Elgin"
John George Bourinot
The king of France had granted to the Hundred Associates "in all property, justice and seigniory, the fort and habitation of Quebec, together with the country of New France, or Canada, along the coasts ...
"The Makers of Canada: Champlain"
N. E. Dionne
This was named the seigniory of Notre Dame des Anges.
"The Makers of Canada: Champlain"
N. E. Dionne

Related words: seigniorial tenure, feudalism, power of seignior, seigniorial system, seigniorial rights, what is feudalism, seignioral tenure in Québec

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