See also: Monseigneur

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French monseigneur.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

monseigneur ‎(plural monseigneurs or messeigneurs)

  1. An honorific form of address for an eminent person in France, especially under the Ancien Régime.
  2. (in particular) A title of the Dauphin of France.

DutchEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

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  • Hyphenation: mon‧seig‧neur

EtymologyEdit

From French Monseigneur.

NounEdit

monseigneur m ‎(plural monseigneurs, diminutive monseigneurtje n)

  1. Monsignor

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French mon(my) + seigneur(lord).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

monseigneur m ‎(plural messeigneurs)

  1. monseigneur
    • 1862, Victor Hugo, Les Misérables, I.1.ii:
      —La salle à manger de monseigneur! s'écria le directeur stupéfait.
      ‘My lord's dining-room!’ cried the stupefied director.
  2. Monsignor

SynonymsEdit

  • Mgr (abbreviation)

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