Definition of vicarage in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈvikərij/


1The residence of a vicar.
Example sentences
  • On the front lawn of his residence, a large vicarage surrounded by a nice garden, we were greeted by the appropriately named Ms Alice Flyte.
  • The Rev Pam Smith offered places at the vicarage to residents, including Karin Young.
  • With the return of her father from the war, the move out of the vicarage to a postwar council house, and then the death of her grandfather, Lorna Sage's childhood, and her memoir, take a decidedly ordinary turn.
1.1 historical The benefice or living of a vicar.
Example sentences
  • The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Oxford.

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Syllabification: vic·ar·age

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