Meaning of Domesday Book*

Domes'day Book"

Pronunciation: (dmz'dā", dōmz'-), [key]
  1. a record of a survey of the lands of England made by order of William the Conqueror about 1086, giving ownership, extent, value, etc., of the properties.
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