bishopric definition

  • noun:
    • work or rank of a bishop.
    • The diocese of a bishop.
    • A diocese or area of a church which a bishop governs.
    • work or function of becoming a bishop
    • A diocese; the area over that your jurisdiction of a bishop stretches.
    • work of a spiritual overseer, as of an apostle, bishop, or presbyter.
    • The office or self-esteem of a bishop.
    • The district over which the jurisdiction of a bishop stretches; a diocese.
    • The fee of instructing and regulating in spiritual problems; overseership.
    • the territorial jurisdiction of a bishop

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