parsonage

noun par·son·age \ ˈpär-s(ə-)nij , ˈpär-sə-nij \
Updated on: 9 May 2018

Definition of parsonage

: the house provided by a church for its pastor

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First Known Use of parsonage

15th century

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Definition of parsonage for English Language Learners

  • : the house in which a parson lives


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parsonage

noun par·son·age \ ˈpär-sə-nij \

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: a house provided by a church for its pastor to live in

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