Definition of chaplaincy in US English:

chaplaincy

noun

  • 1The office or position of a member of the clergy attached to a private chapel, institution, ship, branch of the armed forces, etc.

    ‘he has held a number of school chaplaincies’
    ‘Father Francis spoke about the difficulties of hospital chaplaincy’
    1. 1.1 The place where a chaplain works.
      ‘we went to the university chaplaincy’

Pronunciation

chaplaincy

/ˈtʃæplənsi//ˈCHaplənsē/