Simple Definition of bishopric
: the area a bishop is in charge of
: the position of bishop
Examples of bishopric in a sentence
He was elected to the bishopric at the turn of the century.
Origin of bishopric
Middle English bisshopriche, from Old English bisceoprīce, from bisceop + rīce kingdom — more at rich
First Known Use: before 12th century
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