nonecclesiastical

adjective
non·​ec·​cle·​si·​as·​ti·​cal | \ ˌnän-i-ˌklē-zē-ˈa-sti-kəl How to pronounce nonecclesiastical (audio) , e-ˌklē- \

Definition of nonecclesiastical

: not churchly or ecclesiastical nonecclesiastical law/music one of the most magnificent nonecclesiastical buildings in Italy

First Known Use of nonecclesiastical

1630, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonecclesiastical.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonecclesiastical. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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