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archdiocese

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noun arch·di·o·cese \(ˌ)ärch-ˈdī-ə-səs, -ˌsēs, -ˌsēz\

Simple Definition of archdiocese

  • : the area an archbishop is in charge of : the diocese of an archbishop

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of archdiocese

plural

archdioceses

play \-ˈdī-ə-sə-səz, -ˌsē-zəz, -ˈdī-ə-ˌsēz\
  1. :  the diocese of an archbishop

archdiocesan

play \ˌärch-dī-ˈä-sə-sən also -ˈdī-ə-ˌsē-sən\ adjective

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