archbishopric

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English archebischopric, from Old English arċebisceoprīce, arċebiscoprīċe, equivalent to archbishop +‎ -ric.

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archbishopric ‎(plural archbishoprics)

  1. (ecclesiastical) the rank or office of an archbishop
  2. (ecclesiastical) the jurisdiction of an archbishop; an archdiocese

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