What does the word ministry mean?

Usage examples for ministry

  1. After he had taken the oath, signed his name, and shaken the hand of the Speaker, without hesitation he seated himself on the bench next to the Ministry. – Real Soldiers of Fortune by Richard Harding Davis
  2. They are up to something at the Ministry. – Atlantida by Pierre Benoit
  3. Your voice told you were English; but there was something in it besides- something almost rubbed out, if I may say so, by your training for the ministry. – Wandering Heath by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch