Castellany
Castellany Cas"tel*la*ny, n.; pl. {Castellanies}. [LL. castellania.] The lordship of a castle; the extent of land and jurisdiction appertaining to a castle. [1913 Webster]

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  • castellany — cas·tel·lany …   English syllables

  • castellany — /ˈkæstəleɪni/ (say kastuhlaynee) noun (plural castellanies) 1. the office of a castellan. 2. the land belonging to a castle …   Australian English dictionary

  • castellany — ˈkastəˌlanē, ˌlā , lə , kaˈstelənē noun ( es) Etymology: Medieval Latin castellania, from castellanus castellan (from Latin, occupant of a castle) + Latin ia y : the office or jurisdiction of a castellan …   Useful english dictionary

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