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vicariate

noun vi·car·i·ate \-ē-ət\

Definition of VICARIATE

1
:  the office, jurisdiction, or tenure of a vicar
2
:  the office or district of a governmental administrative deputy

Origin of VICARIATE

Medieval Latin vicariatus, from Latin vicarius vicar
First Known Use: 1610

Rhymes with VICARIATE

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