Definition of termon in US English:

termon

noun

Irish History
  • In Ireland: an area of land belonging to a church or monastery within which a person was immune from secular taxation; (more generally) all the lands owned by a particular church or religious house.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in State Papers Henry VIII. From Irish tearmann, † tearmonn lands of a church or monastery within which there was right of sanctuary (Early Irish termann) from classical Latin terminus limit, bound, in post-classical Latin also territory.

Pronunciation

termon

/ˈtəːmən/