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vicar forane

[faw-reyn, foh-] /fɔˈreɪn, foʊ-/
noun, plural vicars forane. Roman Catholic Church
1.
dean1 (def 2b).
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; forane < Medieval Latin forāneus living away; cf. foreign
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vicar forane

/fɒˈreɪn/
noun (pl) vicars forane
1.
(RC Church) a priest or bishop appointed by the ordinary of the diocese to exercise a limited jurisdiction in a locality at some distance from the ordinary's official see
Word Origin
forane, from Late Latin forāneus in a foreign land, from Latin forās outside
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