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  1. demesne

    • IPA[dɪˈmeɪn]

    英式

    • n.
      a piece of land attached to a manor and retained by the owner for their own use;the lands of an estate
    • noun: demesne, plural noun: demesnes

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    • 1. a piece of land attached to a manor and retained by the owner for their own use because labour was cheap, there were ample advantages in cultivating the demesne
    • the lands of an estate a levy of one tenth on property in the royal demesne
    • archaic a region or domain she may one day queen it over that fair demesne
    • 2. possession of real property in one's own right.
    • n.
      an area of land owned by the Crown: the king reclaimed Winchelsea as a royal demesne Philip Augustus annexed Auvergne to the royal demesne

    Oxford Dictionary

    • n.
      land recorded in Domesday Book as belonging to the Crown.

    Oxford Dictionary

    • ph.
      (of an estate) occupied by the owner, not by tenants

    Oxford American Dictionary

    • ph.
      (of an estate) occupied by the owner, not by tenants

    Oxford Dictionary

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    • IPA[dəˈmān]

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    • n.
      land attached to a manor and retained for the owner's own use: because labor was cheap, there were ample advantages in cultivating the demesne

    Oxford American Dictionary