Definition for SEIGN-IOR

SEIGN-IOR, n. [see'nyor; Fr. seigneur; It. signore; Sp. seƱor; Port. senhor; from L. senior, elder; senex, old; Ir. sean.]

A lord; the lord of a manor; but used also in the south of Europe as a title of honor. The Sultan of Turkey is called the Grand Seignior.

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