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Definitions and Synonyms of demesne | Another word for demesne | What is demesne?

Definition 1: territory over which rule or control is exercised - [noun denoting location]

Samples where demesne or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • his domain extended into Europe
  • he made it the law of the land

Synonyms for demesne in the sense of this definition

(demesne is a kind of ...) a large indefinite location on the surface of the Earth

"penguins inhabit the polar regions"

(... is a kind of demesne ) the domain of a suzerain

(... is a kind of demesne ) the domain ruled by a sheik

(... is a kind of demesne ) territory ruled by a prince

(... is a kind of demesne ) the domain ruled by a king or queen

(... is a kind of demesne ) the realm of a khan

(... is a kind of demesne ) the domain controlled by a viscount or viscountess

(... is a kind of demesne ) the domain controlled by a grand duke or grand duchess

(... is a kind of demesne ) the domain controlled by a feudal lord

(... is a kind of demesne ) the domain ruled by an emperor or empress; the region over which imperial dominion is exercised

(... is a kind of demesne ) the domain controlled by an emir

(... is a kind of demesne ) the domain controlled by an earl or count or countess

(... is a kind of demesne ) the domain controlled by a duke or duchess

(... is a kind of demesne ) the domain of a baron

(... is a kind of demesne ) the domain controlled by an archduke or archduchess

(... is part of demesne) the territory occupied by a nation

"he returned to the land of his birth" "he visited several European countries"

Definition 2: extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use - [noun denoting possession]

Samples where demesne or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the family owned a large estate on Long Island

Synonyms for demesne in the sense of this definition

(demesne is a kind of ...) property consisting of houses and land

(... is a kind of demesne ) an estate held in fee simple or for life

(... is a kind of demesne ) an estate where cash crops are grown on a large scale (especially in tropical areas)

(... is a kind of demesne ) a large estate in Spanish-speaking countries

(... is a kind of demesne ) the estate of a seigneur

(... is a kind of demesne ) the landed estate of a lord (including the house on it)

(... is a kind of demesne ) land that belongs to the Crown

(... is a kind of demesne ) an estate in the country

(... is a kind of demesne ) the estate of a baron

(... is a kind of demesne ) a piece of land held under the feudal system

(... is a kind of demesne ) land acquired from the United States public lands by filing a record and living on and cultivating it under the homestead law

(... is a kind of demesne ) a piece of land under 50 acres that is sold or let to someone for cultivation

(... is a kind of demesne ) land or property held under a lease

(... is a kind of demesne ) plot of land belonging to an English parish church or an ecclesiastical office

(... is a kind of demesne ) land received by fee tail

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