parsonage

noun
par·​son·​age | \ ˈpär-s(ə-)nij How to pronounce parsonage (audio) , ˈpär-sə-nij \

Definition of parsonage

: the house provided by a church for its pastor

Examples of parsonage in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The parsonage in which Astrup grew up figured prominently in his works over his career. John Oseid, Forbes, 28 June 2021 The Westchester Congregational Church will hold a tag sale on Saturday, June 19, from 8 a.m. to noon at the parsonage located at 95 Cemetery Road, across the street from the church, in the Westchester section of Colchester. courant.com, 28 May 2021 The collection at Sotheby’s includes other items that provide glimpses into everyday life at the parsonage. Jennifer Schuessler, New York Times, 25 May 2021 Church caretaker Josh Farmer was inside the old parsonage behind the church when ABC 33/40 meteorologist James Spann told people in the area to get to their safe space. William Thornton | Wthornton@al.com, al, 27 Mar. 2021 The Westchester Congregational Church will hold a tag sale on Saturday, May 15, from 8 a.m. until noon at the parsonage, 98 Cemetery Road. courant.com, 7 May 2021 The Birmingham Historical Society marked the parsonage with a historical plaque in 2006, along with 60 churches that hosted civil rights meetings. al, 24 Sep. 2020 The painting, which consists of oil on wooden panels, is of the garden at the parsonage where his father served as pastor. Giovanni Legorano, WSJ, 6 Apr. 2021 The Westchester Congregational Church will hold a tag sale on March 20 from 8 a.m. until noon at the parsonage, 98 Cemetery Road, in the Westchester section. courant.com, 5 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of parsonage

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Parsonage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parsonage. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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parsonage

noun

English Language Learners Definition of parsonage

: the house in which a parson lives

parsonage

noun
par·​son·​age | \ ˈpär-sə-nij How to pronounce parsonage (audio) \

Kids Definition of parsonage

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

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