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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 de·mesne /dɪˈmen, ˈmin/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 De·mesne n.  Law A lord's chief manor place, with that part of the lands belonging thereto which has not been granted out in tenancy; a house, and the land adjoining, kept for the proprietor's own use. [Written also demain.]
 Ancient demesne. Eng. Law See under Ancient.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: extensive landed property (especially in the country)
           retained by the owner for his own use; "the family owned
           a large estate on Long Island" [syn: estate, land, landed
           estate, acres]
      2: territory over which rule or control is exercised; "his
         domain extended into Europe"; "he made it the law of the
         land" [syn: domain, land]