rector: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (rek'tur), [key]
— n.
  1. a member of the clergy in charge of a parish in the Protestant Episcopal Church.
  2. an ecclesiastic in charge of a college, religious house, or congregation.
  3. a member of the clergy who has the charge of a parish with full possession of all its rights, tithes, etc.
  4. the head of certain universities, colleges, and schools.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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