commandery

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From commander + -ery. As a Chinese administrative division, a calque of Chinese ‎() and ‎(jùn).

Noun[edit]

commandery ‎(plural commanderies)

  1. A territory under the control of a commander, particularly:
    1. (US, historical) The smallest division of a manor under the control of a commander of an order of knights.
    2. (historical) Various administrative divisions of imperial China.

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