What does Archbishop mean?

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ˈɑrtʃˈbɪʃ əpArch·bish·op

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. archbishop(noun)

    a bishop of highest rank

Wiktionary

  1. archbishop(Noun)

    In the Roman Catholic Church and other churches, a senior bishop who is in charge of an archdiocese, and presides over a group of dioceses called a province.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Archbishop(noun)

    a chief bishop; a church dignitary of the first class (often called a metropolitan or primate) who superintends the conduct of the suffragan bishops in his province, and also exercises episcopal authority in his own diocese

    Etymology: [AS. arcebisceop, arcebiscop, L. archiepiscopus, fr. Gr. 'archiepi`skopos. See Bishop.]

Freebase

  1. Archbishop

    An archbishop is a bishop of higher rank, but not of higher sacramental order above that of the three orders of deacon, priest, and bishop. Accordingly, a person does not become an archbishop by ordination.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Archbishop

    ärch-bish′up, n. a chief bishop: a metropolitan bishop who superintends the conduct of the suffragan bishops in his province, and also exercises episcopal authority in his own diocese.—n. Archbish′opric. [Arch, chief, and Bishop.]

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Archbishop' in Nouns Frequency: #2097

How to pronounce Archbishop?

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How to say Archbishop in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Archbishop in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Archbishop in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Archbishop in a Sentence

  1. Matthew Rushton:

    The Archbishop of Canterbury said to us that if you dont know how to have fun in cathedrals then youre not doing your job properly.

  2. Alfredo Barnechea:

    I'm going to pray to God...to illuminate the Archbishop of Arequipa so he doesn't use the pulpit for political commentary.

  3. H. L. Mencken:

    Archbishop: a Christian ecclesiastic of a rank superior to that attained by Christ.

  4. Todd Williamson:

    He's the new archbishop and is knocking, wishing to enter his cathedral.

  5. Sydney Smith:

    I have, alas, only one illusion left, and that is the Archbishop of Canterbury.

Images & Illustrations of Archbishop

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