AskDefine | Define seigneur

Dictionary Definition

seigneur n : a man of rank in the ancien regime [syn: feudal lord, seignior]

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English

Noun

  1. A feudal lord in the ancien regime
  2. The possessor of a seigneury in the feudal system
  3. The hereditary feudal ruler of Sark
  4. A landowner in New France (modern-day Canada)

French

Noun

  1. lord (aristocrat, man of high rank)

Extensive Definition

Seigneur (French: "lord") may refer to:

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

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