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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In the Gr. Ch.: The residence of the patriarch adjoining the church;
  • n. the council of the patriarch.
  • n. In Rome, the residence in the Lateran Palace which was founded by Gregory the Great and used for the instruction of young priests.

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