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RECTORY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does rectory mean? 

RECTORY (noun)
  The noun RECTORY has 1 sense:

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

  Familiarity information: RECTORY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


RECTORY (noun)


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Meaning:

An official residence provided by a church for its parson or vicar or rector

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

parsonage; rectory; vicarage

Hypernyms ("rectory" is a kind of...):

residence (the official house or establishment of an important person (as a sovereign or president))

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "rectory"):

glebe house (a parsonage (especially one provided for the holder of a benefice))


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