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rector

1. Church of England a clergyman in charge of a parish in which, as its incumbent, he would formerly have been entitled to the whole of the tithes
2. RC Church a cleric in charge of a college, religious house, or congregation
3. Protestant Episcopal Church, Scottish Episcopal Church a clergyman in charge of a parish
4. Chiefly Brit the head of certain schools or colleges
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In altro capitolo trascrivero la lettera che mi scrisse quando fu eletto lord rector nell'universita di Glasgow, avendo per competitore Canning.(3)
Carlyle, Lord Rector of Edinburgh University; Mill elected to Parliament, aligned with radicals he urged extension of sufferage to women
He could soon be the next Lord Rector of Glasgow University, as students go to the polls today.