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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A state or system of itinerating, especially in the role or office of public speaker, minister, or judge.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of traveling from place to place; especially, a going about from place to place in the discharge of duty or the prosecution of business: as, the itinerancy of circuit judges or of commercial travelers.
  • noun Especially, in the Meth. Ch., the system of rotation governing the ministry of that church.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A passing from place to place.
  • noun A discharge of official duty involving frequent change of residence; the custom or practice of discharging official duty in this way; also, a body of persons who thus discharge official duty.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The state or quality of being itinerant
  • noun The Methodist pastorate; or itinerant preaching in general

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

itinerant +‎ -ancy

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