noun, plural clas·ses [klas-eez] /ˈklæs iz/. (in certain Reformed churches)
- the organization of pastors and elders that governs a group of local churches; a presbytery.
- the group of churches governed by such an organization.
noun plural classes (ˈklæsiːz) (in some Reformed Churches)
- a governing body of elders or pastors
- the district or group of local churches directed by such a body