deanery definition by Webster's New World
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noun pl. deaneries
- the position, authority, or jurisdiction of a dean
- the official residence of a dean
deanery definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun pl. dean·er·ies
The office, jurisdiction, or official residence of an ecclesiastical dean.