Simple Definition of bishopric
: the area a bishop is in charge of
: the position of bishop
Examples of bishopric
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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Britannica English: Translation of "bishopric" for Arabic speakers
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