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Definition of Directory

Di`rect´o`ry
a.1.Containing directions; enjoining; instructing; directorial.
n.1.A collection or body of directions, rules, or ordinances; esp., a book of directions for the conduct of worship; as, the Directory used by the nonconformists instead of the Prayer Book.
2.A book containing the names and residences of the inhabitants of any place, or of classes of them; an address book; as, a business directory.
3.A body of directors; board of management; especially, a committee which held executive power in France under the first republic.
4.Direction; guide.

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