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from The American HeritageĀ® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The house in which a parish priest or minister lives.
  • n. An Anglican rector's dwelling.
  • n. An Anglican rector's office and benefice.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The residence of Roman Catholic priest(s) associated with a parish church.
  • n. The residence of an Anglican rector.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The province of a rector; a parish church, parsonage, or spiritual living, with all its rights, tithes, and glebes.
  • n. A rector's mansion; a parsonage house.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A parish church, parsonage, or spiritual living, with all its rights, tithes, and glebes.
  • n. A rector's mansion or parsonage-house.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an official residence provided by a church for its parson or vicar or rector

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