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1    (in medieval Europe) the manor house of a lord and the lands attached to it  
2    (before 1776 in some North American colonies) a tract of land granted with rights of inheritance by royal charter  
3    a manor house  
4    a landed estate  
5      (Brit)  
slang   a geographical area of operation, esp. of a local police force  
     (C13: from Old French manoir dwelling, from maneir to dwell, from Latin manere to remain)  
  manorial      adj  

Kelmscott Manor  
      n   a Tudor house near Lechlade in Oxfordshire: home (1871--96) of William Morris  
manor house  
      n   (esp. formerly) the house of the lord of a manor  
Waddesdon Manor  
      n   a mansion near Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire: built (1880--89) in the French style for the Rothschild family: noted for its furnishings and collections of porcelain and paintings  
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