archdiocese

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noun arch·di·o·cese \(ˌ)ärch-ˈdī-ə-səs, -ˌsēs, -ˌsēz\

Definition of archdiocese

plural

archdioceses

play \-ˈdī-ə-sə-səz, -ˌsē-zəz, -ˈdī-ə-ˌsēz\
  1. :  the diocese of an archbishop

archdiocesan

play \ˌärch-dī-ˈä-sə-sən also -ˈdī-ə-ˌsē-sən\ adjective

1844

First Known Use of archdiocese

1844


ARCHDIOCESE Defined for English Language Learners

archdiocese

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noun arch·di·o·cese \(ˌ)ärch-ˈdī-ə-səs, -ˌsēs, -ˌsēz\

Definition of archdiocese for English Language Learners

  • : the area an archbishop is in charge of : the diocese of an archbishop


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