HyperDic: archdeacon

English > 1 sense of the word archdeacon:
NOUNperson archdeacon(Anglican Church) an ecclesiastical dignitary usually ranking just below a bishop
English > archdeacon: 1 sense > noun 1, person
Meaning(Anglican Church) an ecclesiastical dignitary usually ranking just below a bishop.
CategoryAnglican Church, Anglican Communion, Church of EnglandThe national church of England (and all other churches in other countries that share its beliefs)
Broaderclergyman, reverend, man of the clothA member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church
Spanisharcediano, archidiácono
Catalanardiaca, arxidiaca
Adjectivesarchidiaconalof or relating to an archdeacon or his office

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