Definitions of Monseigneur

  1. In France, a title of courtesy prefixed to names of persons of high rank, or to titles of noblemen; my lord; your grace or highness. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for Monseigneur

  1. " I, monseigneur said the Englishman. – Modeste Mignon by Honore de Balzac
  2. The Marechal wished to attack Heilbronn, but Monseigneur was opposed to it; and, to the great regret of the principal generals and of the troops, the attack was not made. – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete by Duc de Saint-Simon