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pastorate

noun pas·tor·ate \ˈpas-t(ə-)rət\

Definition of PASTORATE

1
:  the office, state, jurisdiction, or tenure of office of a pastor
2
:  a body of pastors

First Known Use of PASTORATE

1795

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