noun, plural Mon·si·gnors, Italian Mon·si·gno·ri [mawn-see-nyaw-ree]. /ˌmɔn siˈnyɔ ri/. Roman Catholic Church.
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OTHER WORDS FROM Monsignormon·si·gno·ri·al [mon-seen-yawr-ee-uhl, -yohr-], /ˌmɒn sinˈyɔr i əl, -ˈyoʊr-/, adjective
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The monsignor title has been around for centuries, for even longer than Goldman Sachs has existed.How Pope Francis’s Management Strategies Could Fix Wall Street|Chris Lowney|January 26, 2014|DAILY BEAST
An opening letter by Monsignor Robert Weiss, a pastor at Saint Rose of Lima Parish, in Newtown, CT, sets the tone.
The monsignor there agreed to offer a blessing when Capone was buried in Mount Olivet Cemetery.Never Mind El Chapo: Chicago’s Real Public Enemy No. 1 Is the Shorties|Michael Daly|February 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
A “figure” apparently meaning the quantity of meth the monsignor should bring.Monsignor Meth Kevin Wallin: The Kinky Priest Who Sold Meth|Michael Daly|January 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The story of Monsignor Kevin Wallins seems like a script pulled out of the Showtime offices.
Monsignor came evenings to explain, interpret, put flesh and life into the reading of the day with his vivid and pointed comment.
He went to see Monsignor, with the intention of being candid with him: in fact there was no other way of dealing with the priest.
"How clearly this picture calls up the whole scene," said Monsignor much pleased.
"Possibly, but I do not read the journals so carefully," Monsignor answered musingly.
He sharpened his blade for the coming duel with Anne, whom Monsignor had warned, without doubt.