Monsignors
Monsignore Mon`si*gno"re, n.; pl. {Monsignors}. [It., my lord. Cf. {Monseigneur}.] My lord; -- an ecclesiastical dignity bestowed by the pope, entitling the bearer to social and domestic rank at the papal court. (Abbrev. Mgr.) [1913 Webster]

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