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Definitions of Pensionary

Pronunciation : Pen"sion*a*ry
Part of Speech : a.
Definition : 1. Maintained by a pension; receiving a pension; as, pensionary spies. Donne.

2. Consisting of a pension; as, a pensionary provision for maintenance.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : Pen"sion*a*ry
Part of Speech : n.;
Etymology : [Cf. F. pensionnaire. Cf. Pensioner.]
Definition : 1. One who receives a pension; a pensioner. E. Hall.

2. One of the chief magistrates of towns in Holland. Grand pensionary, the title of the prime minister, or or president of the Council, of Holland when a republic.

pl. Pensionaries.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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