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Noun: demesne  di'meyn or di'meen
  1. Extensive landed property (especially in the country) retained by the owner for his own use
    "the family owned a large demesne on Long Island";
    - estate, land, landed estate, acres
  2. Territory over which rule or control is exercised
    "his demesne extended into Europe";
    - domain, land

Sounds like: demea

Derived forms: demesnes

Type of: immovable, real estate, real property, realty, region

Part of: country, land, state

Encyclopedia: Demesne