Definition of archidiaconal in English:


Line breaks: archi|diac¦onal
Pronunciation: /ˌɑːkɪdʌɪˈak(ə)n(ə)l


  • Relating to an archdeacon.
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    • The archidiaconal residence rises on an area tied since time immemorial to church activities.
    • The remainder of the diocesan and archidiaconal records are held at the Lincolnshire Archives, which is the Diocesan Record Office.
    • This last and eight of the archidiaconal acta survive as originals.


late Middle English: from medieval Latin archidiaconalis, from archi- 'chief' + diaconalis (see diaconal).

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