archdiocese

archdiocese
arch|di|o|cese [ˌa:tʃˈdaıəsıs, -si:s US ˌa:rtʃ-] n
the area that is governed by an archbishop

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  • Archdiocese — • Not an ecclesiastical province, but only that diocese of the province which is the archbishop s own Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Archdiocese     Archdiocese      …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Archdiocese — Arch di o*cese, n. [Pref. arch + diocese.] The diocese of an archbishop. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • archdiocese — (n.) 1762, from ARCH (Cf. arch ) + DIOCESE (Cf. diocese) …   Etymology dictionary

  • archdiocese — [ärch΄dī′ə sis, ärch′dī΄əsēz΄] n. the diocese of an archbishop archdiocesan [ärch΄dī äs′ə sən] adj …   English World dictionary

  • archdiocese — UK [ɑː(r)tʃˈdaɪəsɪs] / US [ɑrtʃˈdaɪəsɪs] / US [ɑrtʃˈdaɪəˌsɪs] noun [countable] Word forms archdiocese : singular archdiocese plural archdioceses the area that an archbishop is responsible for …   English dictionary

  • archdiocese — [[t]ɑ͟ː(r)tʃda͟ɪ͟əsiːz[/t]] archdioceses N COUNT An archdiocese is the area over which an archbishop has control …   English dictionary

  • Archdiocese of Gran —     Archdiocese of Gran     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Archdiocese of Gran     (Hungarian ESZTERGOM; Lat. STRIGONIUM, STRIGONIENSIS)     Located in Hungary. From the earliest time of its existence (eighth century) up to the beginning of the… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Archdiocese of Manila —     Archdiocese of Manila     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Archdiocese of Manila     (DE MANILA)     This archdiocese comprises the city of Manila, the provinces of Bataan, Bulacan, Cavite, Mindoro, Nueva Ecija, Pampanga, Rizal, Tarlac, and… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Archdiocese of Uppsala — Uppsala stift Arms of the archdiocese of Uppsala Location Country …   Wikipedia

  • Archdiocese of Chicago —     Archdiocese of Chicago     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Archdiocese of Chicago     (Chicagiensis).     Diocese created 28 November, 1842; raised to the rank of an archdiocese, 10 September, 1880; comprises the State of Illinois, U.S.A., north of …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Archdiocese of Goa —     Archdiocese of Goa     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Archdiocese of Goa     (GOANENSIS.)     Patriarchate of the East Indies, the chief see of the Portuguese dominions in the East; metropolitan to the present province of Goa, which comprises as… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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