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Definition of presbytery noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    presbytery

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈprɛzbəˌtɛri//
     
    , NAmE//ˈprɛsbəˌtɛri//
     
    (pl. presbyteries)
     
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  1. 1a local council of the Presbyterian Church
  2. 2a house where a Roman Catholic priest lives
  3. 3part of a church, near the east end, beyond the choir
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