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rec·to·ry

 (rĕk′tə-rē)
n. pl. rec·to·ries
1. The house in which a parish priest or minister lives.
2.
a. An Anglican rector's dwelling.
b. An Anglican rector's office and benefice.

rectory

(ˈrɛktərɪ)
n, pl -ries
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the official house of a rector
2. (Anglicanism) Church of England the office and benefice of a rector

rec•to•ry

(ˈrɛk tə ri)

n., pl. -ries.
1. a rector's house; parsonage.
2. a benefice held by an Anglican rector.
[1530–40; < Medieval Latin rēctōria= Latin rēctōr- (s. of rēctor) rector + -ia -y3]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.rectory - an official residence provided by a church for its parson or vicar or rectorrectory - an official residence provided by a church for its parson or vicar or rector
glebe house - a parsonage (especially one provided for the holder of a benefice)
residence - the official house or establishment of an important person (as a sovereign or president); "he refused to live in the governor's residence"
Translations

rectory

[ˈrektərɪ] Ncasa f del párroco

rectory

[ˈrɛktəri] npresbytère m

rectory

n (= house)Pfarrhaus nt

rectory

[ˈrɛktrɪ] ncasa parrocchiale (anglicana)
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It would make the residents of Craggy Island parochial house - Dermot Morgan, Ardal O'Hanlon and Frank Kelly - household names and spawned quotes which are now part of the English language.
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Father ted Ted returns to the Craggy Island parochial house after turning down the chance to go to America and the last ever scene sees him and Dougal falling asleep.
A fourth allegation of rape occurred at his Parochial House between April 1 and May 30, 1985.
McGrath was arrested at his parochial house in the village of Roslea in County Fermanagh, following the arrest of 38-year-old William Adams in Bootle.
McGrath, who gave his address as the Parochial House, Rosslea, Co Fermanagh, spoke only to confirm his name and address.
McGrath, of the Parochial House, Rosslea, County Fermanagh, spoke only to confirm his name and address.
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