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pres•by•ter•y



Pronunciation: (prez'bi-ter"ē, pres'-), Strict Standards: Non-static method FenSites::linkTo() should not be called statically in /site/html/dictionary/presbytery.html on line 71 [key]
n.,
pl. -ter•ies.

1. a body of presbyters or elders.
2. (in Presbyterian churches) an ecclesiastical court consisting of all the ministers and one or two presbyters from each congregation in a district.
3. the churches under the jurisdiction of a presbytery.
4. the part of a church appropriated to the clergy.
5. Rom. Cath. Ch.a rectory.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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