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noun pl. deaneries
- the position, authority, or jurisdiction of a dean
- the official residence of a dean
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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 pl. dean·er·ies
The office, jurisdiction, or official residence of an ecclesiastical dean.