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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  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. 
  My  manors,  rents,  revenues,  l  forego.  --Shak. 
  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. 
  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. 
  {Manor  house},  or  {Manor  seat},  the  house  belonging  to  a 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  the  house  of  the  lord  of  the  manor  [syn:  {manor  house}] 
  2:  the  landed  estate  of  a  lord  (including  the  house  on  it) 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
  Manor,  DE 
  Zip  code(s):  19720 
  Manor,  GA 
  Zip  code(s):  31550 
  Manor,  PA  (borough,  FIPS  47000) 
  Location:  40.34654  N,  79.67076  W 
  Population  (1990):  2627  (978  housing  units) 
  Area:  5.2  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  15665 
  Manor,  TX  (city,  FIPS  46440) 
  Location:  30.34597  N,  97.55571  W 
  Population  (1990):  1041  (417  housing  units) 
  Area:  3.0  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  78653 

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