noun, plural pen·sion·ar·ies.
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The Burgomaster gave him the keys of the city; and the Pensionary of Louvain welcomed him on behalf of all the local magistrates.Belgium|George W. T. (George William Thomson) Omond
The states-general voted to join the armed neutrality and, while disavowing the treaty, did not proceed against the pensionary.The Political History of England - Vol. X.|William Hunt
The pensionary Heinsius, who had governed the United Provinces for forty years, was absolutely governed by him.
John de Witt had already resigned the office of Grand Pensionary.The World's Greatest Books, Vol III|Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton, Eds.
It is known in history as the Pensionary or Long Parliament.Andrew Marvell|Augustine Birrell