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Meaning of PREFECTURE

Pronunciation:  'preefekchur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  the office of prefect
  2. [n]  the district administered by a prefect (as in France or Japan or the Roman Empire)
 

PREFECTURE is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: administrative district, administrative division, berth, office, place, position, post, situation, spot, territorial division

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Pre"fec*ture\ (?; 277), n. [L. praefectura: cf. F.
pr['e]fecture.]
The office, position, or jurisdiction of a prefect; also, his
official residence.

 

 

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