Definition of seigniory in English:

seigniory

Syllabification: seign·ior·y
Pronunciation: /ˈsānyərē
 
/
(also seigneury)

noun (plural seigniories)

A feudal lordship; the position, authority, or domain of a feudal lord.
More example sentences
  • He held the seigniory of Aubigny in France, to which his son succeeded in 1567.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French seignorie, from seigneur (see seigneur).

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