residencia

noun res·i·den·cia \ ˌrezəˈden(t)sēə , -)thēə \

Definition of residencia

plural -s
:a court or inquiry held in Spanish countries for a period of 70 days by a specially commissioned judge to examine into the conduct of a retiring high official (as a viceroy, captain general, governor)

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Origin and Etymology of residencia

Spanish, literally, residence, from Medieval Latin residentia


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of residencia


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