Definition of minster
: a large or important church often having cathedral status
Recent Examples of minster from the Web
The Congolese health minster’s assertions come just over a week after the DRC approved the use of an experimental Ebola vaccine known as rVSV-ZEBOV.
Israel’s finance minister met with the Palestinian prime minster in the West Bank city of Ramallah this week in the wake of President Donald Trump’s recent visit to the region, Israeli and Palestinian officials said Thursday.
Video circulated online also showed that at one point, Trump used his hand to push aside Montenegro’s prime minster, Dusko Markovic, as leaders milled about during the meeting.
So his new approach was clear when Moon personally introduced his prime minster and spy chief nominees at a news conference Wednesday at the Blue House and his nominees answered questions.
So his new approach was clear when Moon personally introduced his nominees for prime minster, spy chief and presidential chief of staff at a news conference Wednesday at the Blue House and his nominees answered questions.
Mr. Elkin said that Mr. Yaalon’s place was in Likud and that the prime minster’s moves should not be considered insulting to him.
One is Norman Blackwell, a former adviser to two Conservative prime minsters, John Major and Margaret Thatcher, who is now chairman of Lloyds Banking Group.
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Origin and Etymology of minster
Middle English, monastery, church attached to a monastery, from Old English mynster, from Late Latin monasterium monastery
First Known Use: before 12th centurySee Words from the same year
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