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  Definition of demesne
  1. territory over which rule or control is exercised; "his domain extended into Europe"; "he made it the law of the land"
  2. extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use; "the family owned a large estate on Long Island"
Similar Words: domain, land, estate, landed estate, acres

 

Hyponyms: archduchy, barony, duchy, dukedom, earldom, emirate, empire, fiefdom, grand duchy, viscounty, khnate, kingdom, realm, principality, princedom, Kingdom of God, sheikdom, sheikhdom, suzerainty, freehold, glebe, leasehold, smallholding, homestead, fief, feoff, countryseat, Crown land, manor, seigneury, seigniory, signory, hacienda, plantation, entail

 

Part Meronyms: country, state, land

 

 
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