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Dean

(dēn),
Henry Trendley, U.S. dentist and epidemiologist, 1893-1962. See: Dean fluorosis index.

dean

Academia The top banana in a college, university, or medical school's hierarchy, who is responsible for all professorial faculty and academics. See Mentor, Professor.
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Davies, the Area Dean of Cardiff, was banned from entering the city unless he has an appointment with his solicitor.
Reverend Leigh Richardson, Area Dean of Carmarthen, said a candle is still being lit for Cameron at St Peter's Church and said the community's heart is still broken.
Area Dean, The Rev Michael Jones said: "I was delighted by the support for this event.
But But giving giving Adam Adam the the biggest biggest headache headache are are the the ne new Area Dean and Diocesan esan secretary secretary who who seem seem to to ha have ve big big but but destructiv destructive plans plans for for St St Saviour' viour's.
The service, at 3.30pm, will be led by the Bishop of St Asaph, the Right Reverend Gregory K Cameron and the Dean of St Asaph, the Very Reverend Nigel Williams Rev Quentin Bellamy, who was ordained in St Asaph Cathedral in 1990 and has served in Rhyl, Llay and is currently Vicar of Prestatyn and Area Dean of St Asaph will become a Cursal Canon.
Other appointments made by the bishop include Reverend Nia Catrin Williams as area Dean for the Deanery of Ogwen, Reverend John Martin Riley as area Dean for the Deanery of Cyffylliog and Mawddwy, and Jane Rome Bailey as team vicar in the Rectorial Benefice of Holyhead.
The statement was signed by the Rev Dr Toby Howarth and Rev Henriette Howarth of St Christopher, Springfield; Rev Peter Smith, Christchurch, Ward End, the Area Dean Yardley and Bordesley Deanery; Rev Lorraine Dickson, Deanery Missioner; Rev John Self, St John, Sparkhill; Fr Barry Smart, All Saints, Small Heath; Rev Simon Cartwright, St Margaret, Ward End and Fr Allan Townsend, St Saviour, Saltley.
The Bishop of Durham has appointed the Rev Robert Gary Birchall, presently vicar of Burnopfield, to also be area dean of Lanchester.
The Rev Don Jones, Anglican Area Dean of Nuneaton, said: "An Alpha course is an opportunity for people to put their toe in and explore, at their own pace in a relaxed and strictly no-pressure way, what the Christian faith is all about."
In fact, the plasters are for his companion and guide the Rt Rev Mayes, Area Dean of Coleshill and parish priest of Water Orton.
Mr Smith, a former area dean for the Diocese of Durham, admits asking the photographer to stop taking pictures.
The situation has been described as "persecution" of worshippers by the Area Dean of the town.

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