deanery


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dean·er·y

 (dē′nə-rē)
n. pl. dean·er·ies
The office, jurisdiction, or official residence of an ecclesiastical dean.
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deanery

(ˈdiːnərɪ)
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
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dean•er•y

(ˈdi nə ri)

n., pl. -er•ies.
the office, jurisdiction, or residence of an ecclesiastical dean.
[1250–1300]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.deanery - the official residence of a deandeanery - 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
berth, billet, post, situation, position, office, place, spot - a job in an organization; "he occupied a post in the treasury"
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Translations

deanery

n
Dekanat nt
(Eccl: = house) → Dekanei f
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deanery

[ˈdiːnərɪ] n (Rel) → decanato
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That was a very seasonable pamphlet of his on the Catholic Question:--a deanery at least.
As he rode through the streets of Dublin to take possession of his Deanery, the people threw stones and mud at him and hooted him as he passed.
"The Deanery will offer Trusts the opportunity to provide high quality training to overseas doctors while utilising their skills and expertise within the NHS.
He stated this at the cathedraticum mass of the North deanery of the diocese, held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Ilupeju, Ibadan.
If adopted, it will lead to the shuttering of 16 of the deanery's 35 churches.
THESE youngsters were among more than 300 walkers from churches in the Huddersfield Roman Catholic Deanery hoping to raise thousands of pounds for a mission in Peru with a walk through the Colne Valley.
THE Right Reverend Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham, took time out from his prayer walk through Stockton Deanery on Friday, May 13, to bless the new Love Stockton centre.
It was suggested that the Dean had already moved out of the deanery (by implication because of anti social behaviour), whereas in fact the Dean Designate, the Revd.
The Right Reverend Paul Butler, Bishop of Durham, set out on the second of his Prayer Walks around the Diocese of Durham by embarking on a route through Durham Deanery.
The project covers part of the Easington Deanery, an area made famous by the hit movie Billy Elliot, which was filmed in East Durham.
The woman, in her 40s, was arrested on Friday by detectives probing abuse at the Old Deanery Care Home in Braintree, Essex.
An Easter egg hunt will begin at 11am in the Deanery garden of St Christopher's Cathedral compound, followed by family communion at 11.30am.