archdeaconry

[ ahrch-dee-kuh n-ree ]
/ ˌɑrtʃˈdi kən ri /
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noun, plural arch·dea·con·ries.

the jurisdiction, residence, or office of an archdeacon.

Nearby words

  1. archbp.,
  2. archconfraternity,
  3. archconservative,
  4. archd.,
  5. archdeacon,
  6. archdiocese,
  7. archducal,
  8. archduchess,
  9. archduchy,
  10. archduke

Origin of archdeaconry

First recorded in 1545–55; archdeacon + -ry

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British Dictionary definitions for archdeaconry

archdeaconry

/ (ˈɑːtʃˈdiːkənrɪ) /

noun plural -ries

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