archdiocese

[ ahrch-dahy-uh-sees, -sis ]SEE DEFINITION OF archdiocese
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Thurles is the seat of Episcopal residence of the Archdiocese of Cashel.

A royal decree, dated May 15, 1596, regulates the status of the bishoprics suffragan to the archdiocese of Manila.

After the successful completion of his studies, he was ordained priest of the archdiocese of Strigonium in 1836.

A further division of the archdiocese of San Francisco was found necessary in 1861.

His brother, Canon O'Gorman, was one of the dignitaries of the archdiocese, and director of the boys' reformatory.

He was also given sundry prebendal and other appointments in connection with the chapter of the archdiocese of York.

Santo Domingo, seat of the Audiencia and of the archdiocese, had seven hundred families.

The subject of a sinecure office in the Archdiocese of Canterbury has attracted some attention.

His death has cast a gloom over the archdiocese, which in his demise has sustained a great, almost an irreparable, loss.

The cathedral cabildo take charge ad interim of the archdiocese.

WORD ORIGIN

1762, from arch- + diocese.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ARCHDIOCESE

parish

nouncongregation of a church
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