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archdeaconry

[ahrch-dee-kuh n-ree] /ˌɑrtʃˈdi kən ri/
noun, plural archdeaconries.
1.
the jurisdiction, residence, or office of an archdeacon.
Origin
1545-1555
1545-55; archdeacon + -ry
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British Dictionary definitions for archdeaconry

archdeaconry

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