deanery

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈdiːnərɪ/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(dēnə rē)

Inflections of 'deanery' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": deaneries

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
dean•er•y  (dēnə rē),USA pronunciation n., pl.  -er•ies. 
  1. the office, jurisdiction, district, or residence of an ecclesiastical dean.
  • Middle English denerie. See dean1, -ery 1250–1300

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
deanery /ˈdiːnərɪ/ n ( pl -eries)
  1. the office or residence of dean
  2. the group of parishes presided over by a rural dean
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