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Curia Romana

[roh-mey-nuh, -mah-] /roʊˈmeɪ nə, -ˈmɑ-/
noun, Roman Catholic Church
1.
the body of congregations, offices, permanent commissions, etc., that assist the pope in the government and administration of the church.
Origin
< Medieval Latin, Latin: literally, (the) Roman curia
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