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noun, plural residencies.
residence (def 3).
the position or tenure of a medical resident.
(formerly) the official residence of a representative of the British governor general at a native Indian court.
(formerly) an administrative division of the Dutch East Indies.
noun (pl) -cies
a variant of residence
a regular series of concerts by a band or singer at one venue
(US & Canadian) the period, following internship, during which a physician undergoes further clinical training, usually in one medical speciality
(in India, formerly) the official house of the governor general at the court of a native prince

residency res·i·den·cy (rěz’ĭ-dən-sē, -děn’-)
The period during which a physician gets specialized clinical training.


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