Definitions for bishopricˈbɪʃ əp rɪk
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
bish•op•ricˈbɪʃ əp rɪk(n.)
the see, diocese, or office of a bishop.
Origin of bishopric:
bef. 900; ME bisshoprike, OE biscoprīce
diocese, bishopric, episcopate(noun)
the territorial jurisdiction of a bishop
A diocese or region of a church which a bishop governs.
The office or function of being a bishop
Origin: bisceoprice, equivalent to (compare German Reich).
a diocese; the district over which the jurisdiction of a bishop extends
the office of a spiritual overseer, as of an apostle, bishop, or presbyter
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