bishopric


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bish·op·ric

 (bĭsh′ə-prĭk)
n.
1. The office or rank of a bishop.
2. The diocese of a bishop.

[Middle English bishoprik, from Old English bisceoprīce, the diocese of a bishop : bisceop, bishop; see bishop + rīce, realm; see reg- in Indo-European roots.]

bishopric

(ˈbɪʃəprɪk)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) the see, diocese, or office of a bishop

bish•op•ric

(ˈbɪʃ əp rɪk)

n.
the see, diocese, or office of a bishop.
[before 900; Middle English bisshoprike, Old English biscoprīce]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bishopric - the territorial jurisdiction of a bishopbishopric - the territorial jurisdiction of a bishop
archdiocese - the diocese of an archbishop
exarchate, eparchy - a diocese of the Eastern Orthodox Church
see - the seat within a bishop's diocese where his cathedral is located
jurisdiction - in law; the territory within which power can be exercised
parish - the local subdivision of a diocese committed to one pastor

bishopric

noun diocese, see, primacy, episcopate, episcopacy Do you think I should resign from the bishopric?
Translations
hiippakunta
biskupstwodiecezja

bishopric

[ˈbɪʃəprɪk] Nobispado m

bishopric

[ˈbɪʃəprɪk] n
(= diocese) → évêché m
(= office of bishop) → épiscopat m

bishopric

n (= diocese)Bistum nt; (= function)Bischofsamt nt

bishopric

[ˈbɪʃəprɪk] nvescovado
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He sees us on the road which leads him to a bishopric, and perhaps will not be sorry to get us out of his way.
In truth, Monsieur le Docteur Coictier, I felt great joy on learning of the bishopric given your nephew, my reverend seigneur Pierre Verse.
alternately; he promised Mole a bishopric if he would come over, and vowed he would use all his influence to get Trail a cardinal's hat if he would secede.
Despite his political success, Swift was still unable to secure the definite object of his ambition, a bishopric in England, since the levity with which he had treated holy things in 'A Tale of a Tub' had hopelessly prejudiced Queen Anne against him and the ministers could not act altogether in opposition to her wishes.
This lady lived with her maternal uncle, a former grand-vicar of the bishopric of Seez, once her guardian, and whose heir she was.
But in among the gold they found a paper, and this Will Scarlet read in a loud voice, and all heard that this money was the rental and fines and forfeits from certain estates belonging to the Bishopric of Hereford.
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Meanwhile, we are concerned with the rights of the Christians in the conflict zonesaa, Bulgariaas Deputy Primier for Judicial Reform and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ekaterina Zaharieva told Bulgariaas Patriarch Neophyte during their meeting at the Sofia Bishopric on Tuesday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced.
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