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ˌɑrtʃˈdaɪ əˌsis, -sɪsArchdio·cese

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. archdiocesenoun

    the diocese of an archbishop


  1. archdiocesenoun

    In Christian denominations, the area administered by an archbishop.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Archdiocesenoun

    the diocese of an archbishop

  2. Etymology: [Pref. arch- + diocese.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Archdiocese

    ärch-dī′o-sēz, n. the diocese of an archbishop. [Arch, chief, and Diocese.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Archdiocese in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Archdiocese in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of Archdiocese in a Sentence

  1. Ramsey County Attorney John Choi:

    Today's historic agreement increases oversight and transparency to systemically change how the archdiocese protects children and responds to suspected incidents of child sexual abuse.

  2. Timothy Dolan:

    This archdiocese, while saddened and shocked, asks prayers for all involved, and renews its apology to all victims abused by priests, we also thank the victim for courage in coming forward and participating in our Independent Reconciliation and Compensation Program, as we hope this can bring a sense of resolution and fairness.

  3. Edward Beck:

    He had a senior office in the archdiocese, which is why he was seen as liable.

  4. Archbishop Jerome Listecki:

    Mistakes were made in the Lawrence Murphy case, the mistakes were not made in Rome in 1996, 1997 and 1998. The mistakes were made here, in the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, in the 1970s, the 1980s and the 1990s, by the church, by civil authorities, by church officials, and by bishops. And for that, I beg your forgiveness in the name of the church and in the name of this Archdiocese of Milwaukee.

  5. Francis Cardinal George, OMI:

    When I consecrate a new church in the Archdiocese, I often point to the altar and explain that the altar in every Catholic Church is the center of the universe, because Christ is the center of history.

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