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Saltos de línea: manor
Pronunciación: /ˈmanə

Definición de manor en inglés:


1 (also manor house) A large country house with lands: a Tudor manor house in the English countryside Kelmscott Manor
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Agecroft Hall, a Tudor manor house, was shipped to the United States piece by piece and now draws 20,000 visitors each year.
  • In the past, the country manor house welcomed gentry for deer hunting.
  • It is in a walled garden next to Sion Hill Hall, an elegant manor house built in 1912 by the York architect Walter H Brierley.
1.1chiefly historical (In England and Wales) a unit of land, originally a feudal lordship, consisting of a lord’s demesne and lands rented to tenants: the right to mine ores within the manor of Little Langdale
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  • In English Ireland they were associated with the reorganization of the land into manors with demesne land and dependent tenants, based to some extent on English models.
  • Bound to the land, they could not leave the manor without the lord's consent.
  • Serfs worked the land and produced the goods that the lord and his manor needed.
2 (one's manor) informal The district covered by a police station: they were the undisputed rulers of their manor
2.1One’s own neighbourhood or area of operation.


Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French maner 'dwelling', from Latin manere 'remain'.



Pronunciación: /məˈnɔːrɪəl/
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Penn was a feudal lord who could create manorial courts; furthermore, Penn could not transfer his royally delegated powers to the people, but only to a deputy such as himself.
  • Many features of manorial jurisdiction as practised in 1280 cannot have gone back more than a hundred years, because they so plainly echoed recent developments in superior courts.
  • It also gives the manorial net income (referred to as the ‘annual value’) and tax assessment.

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