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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Prelates of the Roman Catholic church.

Usage examples (28)
  • It is as well to say here, for the benefit of non-Catholics, that 'monsignori' are not necessarily bishops, nor even consecrated priests, the title being really a...
  • Italy; there is a register kept there of monsignori.
  • He mentioned each cardinal, archbishop, and bishop by name, then several distinguished abbots and monsignori.
  • Nobles and monsignori crowded around to pay homage to these women, one of whom, Lucretia, was just sixteen, and the other, Sancia, a little more than seventeen years of age. for more
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