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RECTOR, Eccl. law. One who rules or governs a name given to certain officers of the Roman church. Dict. Canonique, h.v.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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So he accepted what was on offer, being modest rectorships of provincial churches in Antrim and Meath, Ireland.
The researchers thank Kahramanmaras Sutcu Imam University Rectorships. The researchers are also grateful to Dr.
The first sign that Sezer was not going to act as a rubber stamp for the government came with his repeated refusal to endorse a list of appointments by the Higher Education Board to the rectorships of the country's state universities.