archbishopric

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arch·bish·op·ric

 (ärch-bĭsh′əp-rĭk)
n.
1. The rank, office, or term of an archbishop.
2. The area under an archbishop's jurisdiction; an archdiocese.

archbishopric

(ˈɑːtʃˈbɪʃəprɪk)
n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the rank, office, or jurisdiction of an archbishop
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the area governed by an archbishop

arch•bish•op•ric

(ˌɑrtʃˈbɪʃ əp rɪk)

n.
the see, diocese, or office of an archbishop.
[before 1000]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.archbishopric - the territorial jurisdiction of an archbishop
jurisdiction - in law; the territory within which power can be exercised
Translations

archbishopric

[ɑːtʃˈbɪʃəprɪk] Narzobispado m
References in classic literature ?
The only precaution he had taken in coming to the archbishopric was to leave his arquebuse in the hands of a friend.
The coadjutor and his companion passed through all the streets lying between the archbishopric and the St.
Every thing about the church is marble, and all from the same quarry; it was bequeathed to the Archbishopric for this purpose centuries ago.