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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.
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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
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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]
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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"
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Translations

rectory

[ˈrektərɪ] Ncasa f del párroco
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rectory

[ˈrɛktəri] npresbytère m
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rectory

n (= house)Pfarrhaus nt
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rectory

[ˈrɛktrɪ] ncasa parrocchiale (anglicana)
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"Despite ranking as the first and third most expensive property type respectively, it was interesting to see manor houses and old rectories offering the best value for money per square foot.
The new ruling is consistent with past treatment of Catholic parish rectories in the Portland archdiocese, said a statement from the archdiocese.
There are plenty of old vicarages and rectories dotting Wales' map, with many of them having been the subject of handsome restorations and renovations.