Definition of domanial in English:

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domanial

Pronunciation: /dəˈmeɪnɪəl/

adjective

Relating to the control or ownership of an area of territory by a ruler or government: this domanial regime suited large-scale landlords
More example sentences
  • In the ninth century, networks, based on corvées of transportation, around and to domanial centres, can be documented in the heartland of Francia and northern Italy.

Origin

Early 19th century: from French, from medieval Latin domanialis, from domanium 'lordship'.

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