commandery: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (ku-man'du-rē, -män'-), [key]
— pl. -er•ies.
  1. the office or rank of a commander.
  2. the district of a commander.
  3. a district controlled by a commander of certain medieval orders of knights.
  4. a local branch or lodge of certain secret or fraternal orders.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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