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Of or having to do with an archbishop or an archbishopric.

[Medieval Latin archiepiscopālis, from Late Latin archiepiscopus, archbishop; see archbishop.]

ar′chi·e·pis′co·pal′i·ty (-păl′ĭ-tē) n.
ar′chi·e·pis′co·pate n.
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(Ecclesiastical Terms) of or associated with an archbishop
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(ˌɑr ki ɪˈpɪs kə pəl)

of or pertaining to an archbishop.
[1605–15; < Medieval Latin archiepiscopālis= Late Latin archiepiscop(us) archbishop + Latin -ālis -al1]
ar`chi•e•pis′co•pate (-pɪt, -ˌpeɪt) n.
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Adj.1.archiepiscopal - of or associated with an archbishop; "an archiepiscopal see"
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References in classic literature ?
At a quarter to six o'clock, Monsieur de Gondy, having finished his business, returned to the archiepiscopal palace.
THE old Archiepiscopal Palace of Lambeth, on the southern bank of the Thames -with its Bishop's Walk and Garden, and its terrace fronting the river -- is an architectural relic of the London of former times, precious to all lovers of the picturesque, in the utilitarian London of the present day.
And what would a sub-chanter of the sixteenth century say, on beholding the beautiful yellow wash, with which our archiepiscopal vandals have desmeared their cathedral?
"Bravo!" said Baisemeaux, and he poured out a great glass of wine and drank it off at a draught, trembling with joy at the idea of being, by hook or by crook, in the secret of some high archiepiscopal misdemeanor.
A preliminary investigation of the nuns' disappearance, in an atmosphere of scandal and gossip and conducted by an archiepiscopal official, was abandoned after a month, leaving some possible avenues untrod.
A correction inside the institution is what is required", Justice Joseph said after attending the silver jubilee celebrations of the Major Archiepiscopal status of the Syro-Malabar Church at Kakkanad here.
154-196) is latter dedicated to the revival of archiepiscopal autobiography and the development of panegyrics, veneration of relics or books that present history of places or of the bishops, while the sixth one (pp.
He will be placed in the Archiepiscopal chair by the Senior Bishop, who will present him to the congregation.
In the same antiquarian spirit that characterizes his editorial notes in the history of the Irish Franciscans, Mullock cites at length original documents he discovered in the archiepiscopal archives of Quebec concerning French Catholic establishments, and in particular the foundation of the French Franciscan convent in Placentia.
(3) There are currently 97 Sponsorship Agreement Holders (SAHs) in Canada, excluding Quebec, five of which are in Manitoba (Corporation archiepiscopale catholique romaine de Saint-Boniface; MIIC; Mennonite Central Committee Canada; Roman Catholic Archiepiscopal Corporation of Winnipeg [Archdiocese of Winnipeg]; and Synod of the Diocese of Rupert's Land [Anglican Diocese of Rupert's Land]).
The conference took place at his residence, the Archiepiscopal Palace in Vienna, Austria from April 26--29, 2006.