Commandery

• (n.) A district or a manor with lands and tenements appertaining thereto, under the control of a member of an order of knights who was called a commander; -- called also a preceptory. • (n.) The office or rank of a commander. • (n.) A district under the administration of a military commander or governor. • (n.) An assembly or ...
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commandery

(from the article `China`) ...the single source from whom all powers of government were delegated. It was the Han emperors who appointed men to the senior offices of the ... At the outset of the Han dynasty, vast areas were entrusted as kingdoms to the emperor`s kinsmen, while the central government administered the ... [2 related ar...
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Commandery

Com·mand'er·y noun ; plural Commanderies . [ French commanderie .] 1. The office or rank of a commander. [ Obsolete] 2. A district or a manor with lands and tenements appertaining thereto, under the control of a member of an order of knights who was called a c...
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