archdeaconry

[ ahrch-dee-kuh n-ree ]
/ ˌɑrtʃˈdi kən ri /

noun, plural arch·dea·con·ries.

the jurisdiction, residence, or office of an archdeacon.

Origin of archdeaconry

First recorded in 1545–55; archdeacon + -ry
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archdeaconry
/ (ˈɑːtʃˈdiːkənrɪ) /

noun plural -ries

the office, rank, or duties of an archdeacon
the residence of an archdeacon
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