catholicate

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin catholicatus.

NounEdit

catholicate (plural catholicates)

  1. (rare) The jurisdiction of an Armenian catholicos.
    • 2009, Diarmaid MacCulloch, A History of Christianity, Penguin 2010, p. 276:
      A Miaphysite Catholicate continued in very difficult circumstances to sustain the independent life of the Church from the cathedral in the former Armenian capital city of Ējmiacin or Valaršapat.
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