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Within the limits of conscience I should, of course, bow to my Diocesan.

In 1744 this conservatory was made into a diocesan seminary.

There are many elementary schools which the Diocesan Inspector does not enter.

What the Diocesan Inspector attempts to do cannot possibly be done.

It serves for diocesan meetings, and will hold about 400 people.

At first, her investigations had been carried on among the other diocesan wives.

The Diocesan Society's going to build an extra bedroom on to the Parsonage.

The relation of Catesby to the diocesan continued to be a source of difficulties.

Indeed, he was the least known man among the diocesan clergy.

The "pyes" in question, it may be noted, were a series of diocesan rules.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-15c., from French diocésain (15c.), from diocese (see diocese).

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