archdeaconry(redirected from archdeaconries)
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n. pl. arch·dea·con·ries
1. The rank or office of an archdeacon.
2. The district or residence of an archdeacon.
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n, pl -ries
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the office, rank, or duties of an archdeacon
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the residence of an archdeacon
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