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.

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

dean•er•y

(ˈdi nə ri)

n., pl. -er•ies.
the office, jurisdiction, or residence of an ecclesiastical dean.
[1250–1300]
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"
Translations

deanery

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

deanery

[ˈdiːnərɪ] n (Rel) → decanato
References in classic literature ?
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 Wales Deanery is the body responsible for professional training within the Health Service in Wales and is directly funded by the Welsh Government.
The pilot has received significant support from the British Medical Association, the Wales Deanery, GPC Wales and trainees.
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.
ALMONDBURY Mothers Union joined with others in the Deanery in the Wave of Prayer.
The project covers part of the Easington Deanery, an area made famous by the hit movie Billy Elliot, which was filmed in East Durham.
2 Deanery Street is a Grade II Listed terrace property and provides 197 sq m
Michael Condon, from Shropshire, has been offered a job by the West Midlands Deanery as a junior doctor in an NHS trust.
a global provider of integrated security, risk and audit management solutions, today announced that the North Western Deanery of the United Kingdom's National Health Service (NHS) has selected its flagship SecureVue(R) platform to proactively manage security, identify threats and support audit requirements, as well as aggregate disparate application and flow data more effectively across the entire organization.
Prof Field, who is married with two children, is the regional postgraduate dean for NHS West Midlands Workforce Deanery.
The Council of the North includes the dioceses of Yukon, Caledonia, Athabasca, Saskatchewan, Brandon, the Arctic, Moosonee, Keewatin and Quebec, plus the deanery of Labrador in the diocese of Eastern Newfoundland and Labrador, and the Anglican Parishes of the Central Interior (formerly the diocese of Cariboo).