Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
- the position, dignity, or rank of a cardinal
- the pope's council of cardinals
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
noun Roman Catholic Church
- The position, rank, dignity, or term of a cardinal.
- The College of Cardinals.