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 the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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archbishopric

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English Language Learners Definition of archbishopric

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

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