HyperDic: diocese

English > 1 sense of the word diocese:
NOUNlocationdiocese, bishopric, episcopatethe territorial jurisdiction of a bishop
diocese > pronunciation
Soundsday'ahsahs; day'ahsiy.z
Rhymesabacus ... zealous: 1164 rhymes with ahs...
Achilles ... Yerkes: 115 rhymes with iyz...
English > diocese: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningThe territorial jurisdiction of a bishop.
Synonymsbishopric, episcopate
PartsparishThe local subdivision of a diocese committed to one pastor
seeThe seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located
NarrowerarchdioceseThe diocese of an archbishop
eparchy, exarchateA diocese of the Eastern Orthodox Church
BroaderjurisdictionIn law
Spanishdiócesi, diócesis, episcopado, obispado
Catalanbisbat, diòcesi, episcopat
Adjectivesdiocesanbelonging to or governing a diocese

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