Intendancy
Intendancy In*tend"an*cy, n.; pl. {Intendancies}. [Cf. F. intendance. See {Intendant}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The office or employment of an intendant. [1913 Webster]

2. A territorial district committed to the charge of an intendant. [1913 Webster]


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