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Meaning of MAGISTRACY

Pronunciation:  'majistrusee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the position of magistrate
 

MAGISTRACY is a 10 letter word that starts with M.

 

 See Also: berth, office, place, position, post, situation, spot

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Mag"is*tra*cy\, n.; pl. {Magistracies}. [From
{Magistrate}.]
1. The office or dignity of a magistrate. --Blackstone.

2. The collective body of magistrates.

 
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