- subsidiary, especially noting a religious establishment that is dependent upon a principal one.
Origin of succursal
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Of course this effect must be secured by succursal hothouses, not always open to visitors.
There was even one parish in which the priest preached the Gospel in his principal church, and sang mass in its succursal.History of the Great Reformation, Volume IV
J. H. Merle D'Aubign
- (esp of a religious establishment) subsidiary
- a subsidiary establishment
C19: from French, from Medieval Latin succursus, from Latin succurrere to succour
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