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1. The rank, office, or term of an archbishop.
2. The area under an archbishop's jurisdiction; an archdiocese.
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1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the rank, office, or jurisdiction of an archbishop
2. (Ecclesiastical Terms) the area governed by an archbishop
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arch•bish•op•ric(ˌɑrtʃˈbɪʃ əp rɪk)
the see, diocese, or office of an archbishop.
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