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 (ärch-dī′ə-sĭs, -sēs′, -sēz′)
The district under an archbishop's jurisdiction.

arch′di·oc′e·san (-ŏs′ĭ-sən) adj.
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Adj.1.archdiocesan - of or relating to an archdiocese
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The IRS agent told the source that 87 of the previous 90 calls were related to the Seattle archdiocesan security ease.
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At a private meeting between Rigali and more than 300 archdiocesan priests on September 27, one priest told the cardinal that he was "greatly disappointed in the archdiocese's weak and deplorable" defense of Krol and Bevilacqua, The Philadelphia Inquirer reports.
The following is a statement from the archdiocesan director of communications on the Appeals Court ruling:
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