archiepiscopacy

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

archi- +‎ episcopacy

NounEdit

archiepiscopacy (plural archiepiscopacies)

  1. The form of episcopacy in which the chief power is in the hands of archbishops.
  2. The position or dignity of an archbishop.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for archiepiscopacy in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)