el señorío
-the manor
See the entry for señorío.

señorío

señorío(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (domain)
a. manor
Aranda solicitó ayuda al rey porque los moros habían invadido su señorío.Aranda asked the king for help because the Moors had invaded his manor.
b. estate
Estos viñedos forman parte del señorío de los Miranda.These vineyards are part of the Miranda's estate.
2. (control)
a. rule
Los españoles perdieron el señorío sobre el territorio pero lucharon para recuperarlo.The Spaniards lost their rule over the land, but they fought to get it back.
b. dominion
Un grupo de rebeldes se negaba a reconocer el señorío que el tirano tenía sobre ellos.A group of rebels refused to recognize the tyrant's dominion over them.
3. (privileged people)
a. elite
Josefina ahora se codeaba con el señorío de la ciudad y se había olvidado de su origen humilde.Josefina now rubbed shoulders with the city's elite and had forgotten her humble origins.
4. (elegance)
a. class
Al ser desheredada, Sara perdió todo su señorío y su glamur.After she was disinherited, Sara lost all her class and glamour.
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señorío
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (dominio)
a. dominion, rule
2. (distinción)
a. nobility
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señorío
1 (Hist) manor; feudal estate
2 (dominio) rule; dominion;sobre over
3 (cualidad) majesty; stateliness
(personas adineradas) (gen) distinguished people; toffs (familiar); nobs (muy_familiar);
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