any office or section of a rector
- Government guidance
- Government; assistance.
- The office or position of a rector; rectorate.
(n.) Government; guidance.
- (letter.) The office or ranking of a rector; rectorate.
The pope was confirmed in his rectorship of the cities ceded by Aistolf, with the further understanding, tacit rather than expressed, that, even as he had wrung these provinces for the Italic people from both Greeks and Lombards, so in the future he might claim the protectorate of such portions of Italy, external to the kingdom, as he should be able to acquired This, at any rate, seems to be the meaning of that obscure re-settlement of the peninsula which Charles effected.