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arch·di·o·cese

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

arch′di·oc′e·san (-ŏs′ĭ-sən) adj.

archdiocese

(ˌɑːtʃˈdaɪəˌsiːs; -sɪs)
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) the diocese of an archbishop
archdiocesan adj

arch•di•o•cese

(ˌɑrtʃˈdaɪ əˌsis, -sɪs)

n.
the diocese of an archbishop.
[1835–45]
arch`di•oc′e•san (-ˈɒs ə sən) adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.archdiocese - the diocese of an archbishop
bishopric, diocese, episcopate - the territorial jurisdiction of a bishop
Translations

archdiocese

[ˈɑːtʃˈdaɪəsɪs] Narchidiócesis f inv

archdiocese

[ˌɑːrtʃˈdaɪəsɪs] narchidiocèse m
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