parsonage

[ pahr-suh-nij ]
/ ˈpɑr sə nɪdʒ /

noun

the residence of a member of the clergy, as provided by the parish or church.
English Ecclesiastical Law. the benefice of a parson.

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Origin of parsonage

1250–1300; Middle English personage<Anglo-French, equivalent to Medieval Latin persōnāticum benefice. See parson, -age
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British Dictionary definitions for parsonage

parsonage
/ (ˈpɑːsənɪdʒ) /

noun

the residence of a parson who is not a rector or vicar, as provided by the parish
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