procathedral

noun
pro·​ca·​the·​dral | \ ˌprō-kə-ˈthē-drəl How to pronounce procathedral (audio) \

Definition of procathedral

: a parish church used as a cathedral

First Known Use of procathedral

1856, in the meaning defined above

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“Procathedral.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/procathedral. Accessed 11 Aug. 2020.

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