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Meaning of ARCHBISHOPRIC

Pronunciation:  `ârch'bishuprik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the territorial jurisdiction of an archbishop
 

ARCHBISHOPRIC is a 13 letter word that starts with A.

 

 See Also: jurisdiction

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Arch`bish"op*ric\, n. [AS. arcebiscopr[=i]ce. See
{-ric}.]
The jurisdiction or office of an archbishop; the see or
province over which archbishop exercises archiepiscopal
authority.

 
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