Definition of domanial in English:


Line breaks: do¦man|ial
Pronunciation: /dəˈmeɪnɪəl


Relating to the control or ownership of an area of territory by a ruler or government: this domanial regime suited large-scale landlords
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  • 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.


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

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