archdeaconry

archdeaconry

[ahrch-dee-kuhn-ree]
noun, plural archdeaconries.
the jurisdiction, residence, or office of an archdeacon.

Origin:
1545–55; archdeacon + -ry

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archdeaconry (ˈɑːtʃˈdiːkənrɪ)
 
n , pl -ries
1.  the office, rank, or duties of an archdeacon
2.  the residence of an archdeacon

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