/ahrch'dee"keuhn ree/, n., pl. archdeaconries.
the jurisdiction, residence, or office of an archdeacon.
[1545-55; ARCHDEACON + -RY]

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  • archdeaconry — noun (plural ries) Date: 1529 the district or residence of an archdeacon …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • archdeaconry — noun a) The office of an archdeacon, or the term of that office b) The residence, or territorial jurisdiction of an archdeacon …   Wiktionary

  • archdeaconry — noun (plural archdeaconries) the office or district of an archdeacon …   English new terms dictionary

  • Archdeaconry — a sub division of a diocese administered by an archdeacon, whose authority was delegated to him by the bishop …   Medieval glossary

  • archdeaconry — arch·deaconry …   English syllables

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  • archdeaconry — noun the territorial jurisdiction of an archdeacon • Hypernyms: ↑jurisdiction …   Useful english dictionary

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