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bishopric (n.)

Old English bisceoprice "diocese, province of a bishop," from bishop + 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").

updated on December 12, 2020

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Definitions of bishopric from WordNet

bishopric (n.)
the territorial jurisdiction of a bishop;
Synonyms: diocese / episcopate
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