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Dictionary Definition

manor

Noun

1 the mansion of the lord of the manor [syn: manor house]
2 the landed estate of a lord (including the house on it)

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English

Pronunciation

* manner

Noun

  1. A landed estate.
  2. The main house of such an estate or a similar residence; a mansion.
  3. A district over which a feudal lord could exercise certain rights and privileges in medieval western Europe.
  4. The lord's residence and seat of control in such a district.

Translations

landed estate
mansion
feudal district
seat of control of feudal district

See also

Extensive Definition

The term manor may refer to:

Places

*Manor, Victoria, an area of Werribee, Victoria

Other uses

manor in German: Manor
manor in Dutch: Manor
manor in Polish: Manor

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

acres, castle, chateau, chattels real, demesne, domain, grounds, honor, land, landed property, lands, lot, lots, messuage, parcel, plat, plot, praedium, property, quadrat, real estate, real property, realty, tenements, toft, villa
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