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See definition of episcopate on Dictionary.com
  • as inbishopric
  • as indiocese

synonyms for episcopate

  • diocese
  • episcopacy
  • see
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How to use episcopate in a sentence

After a years episcopate he was first banished and then beheaded under Gallus, a worthy successor in persecution of Decius.
THE CATACOMBS OF ROMEWILLIAM HENRY WITHROW
One condition, however, they laid down as absolutely indispensable—the restoration of a legitimate episcopate.
THE ENGLISH CHURCH IN THE EIGHTEENTH CENTURYCHARLES J. ABBEY AND JOHN H. OVERTON
One result of an hereditary Episcopate is that the bishop is often absurdly young in years.
THE CRADLE OF MANKINDW.A. WIGRAM
His epitaph says that during his episcopate he kept "nobyl Houshold wyth grete Hospitality."
BELL'S CATHEDRALS: THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH OF CARLISLEC. KING ELEY
The government however was far from quailing before the division of the episcopate.
HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLEJOHN RICHARD GREEN
A new episcopate, drawn from the Calvinistic refugees, was being gathered round Matthew Parker.
HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLEJOHN RICHARD GREEN
Bancroft, who followed him, was as earnest in enforcing his anti-Calvinistic dogma of the divine right of the episcopate.
HISTORY OF THE ENGLISH PEOPLEJOHN RICHARD GREEN
It was an act of Caesarism which tended to reduce the whole episcopate to the entire will of the State.
THE WAR UPON RELIGIONREV. FRANCIS A. CUNNINGHAM
In his brief he spoke in the highest terms of the Spanish episcopate, and of the piety and heroic devotion of the priesthood.
THE WAR UPON RELIGIONREV. FRANCIS A. CUNNINGHAM
They believed that he represented an episcopate which had come down as an office of the Church from the earliest Christian days.
HISTORY OF THE MORAVIAN CHURCHJ. E. HUTTON
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WORDS RELATED TO EPISCOPATE

  • diocese
  • episcopacy
  • episcopate
  • see
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