archiepiscopal(redirected from archiepiscopates)
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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.
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(Ecclesiastical Terms) of or associated with an archbishop
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ar•chi•e•pis•co•pal(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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