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Meaning of DEANERY

Pronunciation:  'deenuree

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  the position or office of a dean
  2. [n]  the official residence of a dean

DEANERY is a 7 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: deanship
 See Also: berth, office, place, position, post, residence, situation, spot



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Dean"er*y\, n.; pl. {Deaneries}.
1. The office or the revenue of a dean. See the Note under
   {Benefice}, n., 3.

2. The residence of a dean. --Shak.

3. The territorial jurisdiction of a dean.

         Each archdeaconry is divided into rural deaneries,
         and each deanery is divided into parishes.

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