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chapter

1. a numbered reference to that part of a Parliamentary session which relates to a specified Act of Parliament
2. the collective body or a meeting of the canons of a cathedral or collegiate church or of the members of a monastic or knightly order
3. a general assembly of some organization

Chapter

 

(1) In the Catholic and Anglican churches, the college of canons of the cathedral, making up a council working under the bishop to govern the diocese, or eparchy. Upon the death of the bishop, the diocese is governed by individuals who have been selected by the cathedral chapter from among its own membership. These individuals govern until the arrival of the new bishop.

(2) In Catholic monastic orders, as well as in religious orders of knights, the board of leaders.

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