Recent Examples of suffragan from the Web
The Rev. Barbara Harris The Rev. Barbara Harris, a retired bishop suffragan from Massachusetts, gave a rousing sermon.
The Episcopal Diocese of Maryland had elevated Cook to the position of bishop suffragan in May of 2014.
The Episcopal Diocese of Maryland had elevated Cook to the position of bishop suffragan in May 2014.
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Origin and Etymology of suffragan
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
First Known Use of suffragan
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