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1. demesne

noun. territory over which rule or control is exercised.

Synonyms

  • dukedom
  • country
  • princedom
  • barony
  • region
  • kingdom
  • realm
  • grand duchy
  • emirate
  • domain
  • archduchy
  • principality
  • fiefdom
  • sheikhdom
  • imperium
  • land
  • duchy
  • empire
  • suzerainty
  • state
  • sheikdom
  • viscounty
  • earldom

Antonyms

  • mobile
  • embark
  • leave
  • urban area

Etymology

  • demeyne (Anglo-Norman)

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2. demesne

noun. extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use.

Synonyms

  • feoff
  • freehold
  • entail
  • barony
  • leasehold
  • signory
  • plantation
  • glebe
  • acres
  • immovable
  • hacienda
  • countryseat
  • Crown land
  • smallholding
  • real estate
  • landed estate
  • land
  • fief
  • homestead
  • seigneury
  • manor
  • estate
  • seigniory
  • realty

Antonyms

  • inside
  • imperfection
  • unskillfulness
  • nonexistence

Etymology

  • demeyne (Anglo-Norman)

Sentences with demesne


1. Adjective
Temple House estate is 1,200 acres of working farm, woodland bog, demesne woods on Temple House Lake, a lakeside promontory fort and the castle.

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