noun see manor

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Manorialism — This article is about the medieval system. For the 17th century system in Canada, see Seigneurial system of New France. Ploughing on a French ducal manor in March Les Très Riches Heures du Duc de Berry, c.1410 Manorialism, an essential element of …   Wikipedia

  • manorialism — /meuh nawr ee euh liz euhm, nohr /, n. the manorial organization, or its principles and practices in the Middle Ages. [1895 1900; MANORIAL + ISM] * * * or seignorialism Political, economic, and social system by which the peasants of medieval… …   Universalium

  • manorialism — noun A political, economic and social system in medieval and early modern Europe; originally a form of serfdom but later a looser system in which land was administered via the local manor. See Also: manorial …   Wiktionary

  • manorialism — mÉ™ nɔːrɪəlɪzm n. manorial system, system of lords and manors in the Middle Ages …   English contemporary dictionary

  • manorialism — ma·no·ri·al·ism …   English syllables

  • manorialism — ēəˌlizəm noun ( s) : a system of economic, social, and political organization based on the medieval manor compare feudalism * * * /meuh nawr ee euh liz euhm, nohr /, n. the manorial organization, or its principles and practices in the Middle Ages …   Useful english dictionary

  • Muscovite Manorialism — Contents 1 Origins of Russian/Muscovite Manorialism 2 Contrasts between European feudalism and Kievan manorialism 3 Tartar invasions 4 Throwing off …   Wikipedia

  • manorial system — manorialism. [1955 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • Feudalism — Feudalism, a term first used in the early modern period (17th century), in its most classic sense refers to a Medieval Europe political system composed of a set of reciprocal legal and military obligations among the warrior nobility, revolving… …   Wikipedia

  • Europe, history of — Introduction       history of European peoples and cultures from prehistoric times to the present. Europe is a more ambiguous term than most geographic expressions. Its etymology is doubtful, as is the physical extent of the area it designates.… …   Universalium

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