a book listing individuals or organizations alphabetically or thematically with details such as names, addresses, and telephone numbers.
I go down to the MHS library and begin looking at the 1912 city directories , alphabetical listings of people, their addresses, and occupations.
a book of directions for the conduct of Christian worship, especially in Presbyterian and Roman Catholic churches.
the revolutionary government in France 1795–99, comprising two councils and a five-member executive. It maintained an aggressive foreign policy but could not control events at home and was overthrown by Napoleon Bonaparte.