- the dominion or estate of a seignior
- the rights or authority of a feudal lord
- a body of lords, esp. those of a medieval Italian republic
- seigneury (sense )
Origin of seignioryMiddle English seignorie ; from Old French
The power, rank, or estate of a feudal lord. Also called signory.
Origin of seignioryMiddle English seigniorie, from Old French, from seignor, seignior; see seignior.
Old French signorie, from signor + -ie.