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n. pl. dean·er·ies
The office, jurisdiction, or official residence of an ecclesiastical dean.
n, pl -eries
1. (Education) the office or residence of dean
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the office or residence of dean
3. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the group of parishes presided over by a rural dean
dean•er•y(ˈdi nə ri)
n., pl. -er•ies.
the office, jurisdiction, or residence of an ecclesiastical dean.
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|Noun||1.||deanery - the official residence of a dean |
residence - the official house or establishment of an important person (as a sovereign or president); "he refused to live in the governor's residence"
|2.||deanery - the position or office of a dean|