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archbishopric (n.)

Old English arcebiscoprice, from archbishop + rice "realm, dominion, province," from Proto-Germanic *rikja "rule" (from PIE root *reg- "move in a straight line," with derivatives meaning "to direct in a straight line," thus "to lead, rule").

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Definitions of archbishopric from WordNet

archbishopric (n.)
the territorial jurisdiction of an archbishop;
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