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6 definitions found
 for Manor
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Manor \Man"or\, n. [OE. maner, OF. maneir habitation, village,
     F. manoir manor, prop. the OF. inf. maneir to stay, remain,
     dwell, L. manere, and so called because it was the permanent
     residence of the lord and of his tenants. See Mansion, and
     cf. Remain.]
     1. (Eng. Law) The land belonging to a lord or nobleman, or so
        much land as a lord or great personage kept in his own
        hands, for the use and subsistence of his family.
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              My manors, rents, revenues, l forego. --Shak.
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     Note: In these days, a manor rather signifies the
           jurisdiction and royalty incorporeal, than the land or
           site, for a man may have a manor in gross, as the law
           terms it, that is, the right and interest of a
           court-baron, with the perquisites thereto belonging.
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     2. (American Law) A tract of land occupied by tenants who pay
        a free-farm rent to the proprietor, sometimes in kind, and
        sometimes by performing certain stipulated services.
        --Burrill.
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     Manor house, or Manor seat, the house belonging to a
        manor; the house of the lord of the manor; a manse.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  manor
      n 1: the mansion of a lord or wealthy person [syn: manor,
           manor house]
      2: the landed estate of a lord (including the house on it)

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  26 Moby Thesaurus words for "manor":
     acres, castle, chateau, chattels real, demesne, domain, grounds,
     honor, land, landed property, lands, lot, lots, messuage, parcel,
     plat, plot, praedium, property, quadrat, real estate,
     real property, realty, tenements, toft, villa
  
  

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  MANOR, estates. This word is derived from the French manoir, and signifies, 
  a house, residence, or habitation. At present its meaning is more enlarged, 
  and includes not only a dwelling-house, but also lands. Vide Co. Litt. 58, 
  108; 2 Roll. Ab. 121 Merl. Repert. mot Manoir. See Serg. Land Laws of 
  Pennsyl. 195. 
       2. By the English law, a manor is a  tract of land originally granted 
  by the king to a person of rank, part of which was given by the grantee to 
  his followers, and the rest lie retained under the name of his demesnes; 
  that which remained uncultivated was called the lord's waste, and served for 
  public roads and common of pasture for the lord and his tenants. 
  
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Manor, PA -- U.S. borough in Pennsylvania
     Population (2000):    2796
     Housing Units (2000): 1044
     Land area (2000):     2.010493 sq. miles (5.207152 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    2.010493 sq. miles (5.207152 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            47000
     Located within:       Pennsylvania (PA), FIPS 42
     Location:             40.335854 N, 79.668229 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     15665
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Manor, PA
      Manor
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Manor, TX -- U.S. city in Texas
     Population (2000):    1204
     Housing Units (2000): 436
     Land area (2000):     1.144837 sq. miles (2.965115 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.144837 sq. miles (2.965115 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            46440
     Located within:       Texas (TX), FIPS 48
     Location:             30.343071 N, 97.556710 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     78653
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Manor, TX
      Manor
  

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