Definitions for vicar apostolic
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vic′ar apostol′ic(n.)(pl.)vicars apostolic.
a titular Roman Catholic bishop serving in a district with no episcopal see.
Origin of vicar apostolic:
a titular Roman Catholic bishop in a non-Catholic area
A Roman Catholic with the title of bishop who administers a region that is not (yet) a diocese, especially in a missionary position
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