Definitions for bishopricˈbɪʃ əp rɪk

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  1. diocese, bishopric, episcopate(noun)

    the territorial jurisdiction of a bishop

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  1. bishopric(Noun)

    A diocese or region of a church which a bishop governs.

  2. bishopric(Noun)

    The office or function of being a bishop

  3. Origin: bisceoprice, equivalent to (compare German Reich).

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  1. Bishopric(noun)

    a diocese; the district over which the jurisdiction of a bishop extends

  2. Bishopric(noun)

    the office of a spiritual overseer, as of an apostle, bishop, or presbyter

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