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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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deanerydean‧e‧ry /ˈdiːnəri/ noun (plural deaneries) [countable]  RRCthe area controlled by a dean or the place where a dean lives
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deaneryThe main purpose of the meeting was to consider baptismal programmes in the eight deanery parishes.Eight deaneries lay within it, of which only one - Woodborough itself-had any kind of urban character.Their needs are met to varying degrees by the home, parish or deanery.Organise a prayer service and/or information event for your parish or deanery.In September, over 60 young people from across the deanery took part in a ten-pin bowling evening in Warrington.He stayed at the deanery and talked far into the night about the needs of Durham and its diocese.It poked its front door out into the green as though to challenge an equality with the deanery opposite.As a lead-up to national Youth Sunday, parish youth groups have already enjoyed two deanery events.
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