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
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)
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