Pronunciation: (rez"i-den'shē-er"ē, -shu-rē), [key]
—adj., n., pl. -ar•ies.
1. residing; resident.
2. involving or under obligation to be in official residence.
1. a resident.
2. an ecclesiastic bound to official residence.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.