archbishopric


archbishopric
Synonyms and related words:
Kreis, abbacy, aedileship, archdeaconry, archdiocese, archiepiscopacy, archiepiscopate, aristocracy, arrondissement, bailiwick, bishopdom, bishopric, borough, canonicate, canonry, canton, cardinalship, chairmanship, chancellery, chancellorate, chancellorship, chaplaincy, chaplainship, chiefery, chiefry, chieftaincy, chieftainry, chieftainship, city, commune, conference, congressional district, constablewick, consulate, consulship, county, curacy, deaconry, deaconship, deanery, deanship, departement, dictatorship, dictature, diocese, directorship, district, duchy, electoral district, electorate, emirate, episcopacy, episcopate, government, governorship, hamlet, headship, hegemony, hierarchy, hundred, leadership, lordship, magistracy, magistrateship, magistrature, masterdom, mastership, mastery, mayoralty, mayorship, metropolis, metropolitan area, metropolitanate, metropolitanship, nobility, oblast, okrug, papacy, parish, pashadom, pashalic, pastorate, pastorship, patriarchate, patriarchy, pontificality, pontificate, popedom, popehood, popeship, prebend, prebendaryship, precinct, prefectship, prefecture, prelacy, prelateship, prelature, premiership, presbyterate, presbytery, presidency, presidentship, primacy, prime-ministership, prime-ministry, princedom, princeship, principality, proconsulate, proconsulship, protectorate, protectorship, province, provostry, provostship, rectorate, rectorship, regency, regentship, region, riding, ruling class, see, seigniory, seneschalship, seneschalsy, sheikhdom, sheriffalty, sheriffcy, sheriffdom, sheriffwick, shire, shrievalty, soke, stake, state, supervisorship, suzerainship, suzerainty, synod, territory, town, township, tribunate, vicariate, vicarship, village, vizierate, viziership, wapentake, ward

Moby Thesaurus. . 1996.

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  • Archbishopric — Arch bish op*ric, n. [AS. arcebiscopr[=i]ce. See { ric}.] The jurisdiction or office of an archbishop; the see or province over which archbishop exercises archiepiscopal authority. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • archbishopric — (n.) O.E. arcebiscoprice, from ARCHBISHOP (Cf. archbishop) + rice realm, dominion, province (see REGAL (Cf. regal)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • archbishopric — [ärch′bish′əprik] n. [ME archebishopriche < OE arcebiscoprice < arcebisceop (see ARCHBISHOP) + rice, jurisdiction < PGmc * rikja (> Ger reich, realm): for IE base see REGAL] 1. the office, rank, duties, or term of an archbishop 2. the …   English World dictionary

  • archbishopric — UK [ɑː(r)tʃˈbɪʃəprɪk] / US [ɑrtʃˈbɪʃəprɪk] noun [countable] Word forms archbishopric : singular archbishopric plural archbishoprics 1) the area that an archbishop is responsible for 2) the rank of archbishop …   English dictionary

  • archbishopric — noun Date: before 12th century 1. the see or province over which an archbishop exercises authority 2. the jurisdiction or office of an archbishop …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • archbishopric — /ahrch bish euhp rik/, n. the see, diocese, or office of an archbishop. [bef. 1000; ME archebischopric, OE arcebisceoprice, equiv. to arcebisceop ARCHBISHOP + rice region, realm; c. ON riki, Goth reiki, OHG rihki (G Reich)] * * * …   Universalium

  • archbishopric — noun a) the rank or office of an archbishop b) the jurisdiction of an archbishop; an archdiocese See Also: bishopric …   Wiktionary

  • archbishopric — arch|bish|op|ric [ˌa:tʃˈbıʃəprık US ˌa:rtʃ ] n 1.) the area governed by an archbishop 2.) the rank of archbishop …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • archbishopric — arch|bish|op|ric [ artʃ bıʃəprık ] noun count 1. ) the area that an ARCHBISHOP is responsible for 2. ) the rank of archbishop …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • archbishopric — sb. RG. 417 …   Oldest English Words


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