HyperDic: bishopric

English > 1 sense of the word bishopric:
NOUNlocationbishopric, diocese, episcopatethe territorial jurisdiction of a bishop
English > bishopric: 1 sense > noun 1, location
MeaningThe territorial jurisdiction of a bishop.
Synonymsdiocese, 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

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