Definition of Monseigneur

1. n. My lord; -- a title in France of a person of high birth or rank; as, Monseigneur the Prince, or Monseigneur the Archibishop. It was given, specifically, to the dauphin, before the Revolution of 1789. (Abbrev. Mgr.)



Definition of Monseigneur

1. Noun. (alternative capitalization of monseigneur) ¹

2. Noun. An honorific form of address for an eminent person in France, especially under the Ancien RĂ©gime. ¹

3. Noun. Specifically, a title of the Dauphin of France. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Monseigneur

1. [n MESSEIGNEURS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monseigneur

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monoxylon
monoxylons
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monozoa
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monozygotic
monozygotic twin
monozygous twin
monozygous twins
mons ureteris
monseigneur (current term)
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monsel's salt
monsel's solution
monsieurs
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monsoon season
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Literary usage of Monseigneur

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1. The Jesuit Relations and Allied Documents: Travels and Explorations of the by Jesuits, Reuben Gold Thwaites (1900)
"Il ya cinquante ans monseigneur qu'ils ... Maintenant monseigneur comme toutes ces terres Sont ..."

2. Memoirs of Louis XIV and the Regency by Louis de Rouvroy Saint-Simon (1901)
"For the details he referred to monseigneur le Duc de Bourgogne. I had always feared that some ill fortune would fall to the lot of monseigneur le Duc de ..."

3. Library of the World's Best Literature: Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"monseigneur was in his inner room, his sanctuary of sanctuaries, ... monseigneur could swallow a great many things with case, and was by some few sullen ..."

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