archbishopric

noun arch·bish·op·ric \ -shə-(ˌ)prik \

Definition of archbishopric

1 :the see or province over which an archbishop exercises authority
2 :the jurisdiction or office of an archbishop

First Known Use of archbishopric

before 12th century


ARCHBISHOPRIC Defined for English Language Learners

archbishopric

noun

Definition of archbishopric for English Language Learners

  • : the rank of an archbishop or the area over which an archbishop has authority


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