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Definition of "regionary" []

  • Of or pertaining to a region or regions.
  • Of or pertaining to a region or administrative district, especially of the city of Rome.

The Century Dictionary (Public Domain)

Use "regionary" in a sentence
  • "The increasing insignificance of the "regionary" and"
  • "Besides the clergy attached to each Roman Church, there was in the city a "regionary" clergy of almost equal antiquity, so called because of its relations to the ecclesiastical regiones or quarters into which, after the fashion of the municipal regions, Christian"
  • "St. Swidbert was pressed by his numerous flock of converts, and by his fellow-laborers, to receive the episcopal consecration: for this purpose he returned to England soon after the year 697, where he was consecrated regionary bishop to preach the gospel to infidels, without being attached to any see, by Wilfrid, bishop of York, who happened to be then banished from his own see, and employed in preaching the faith in"