archdiocese

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

arch- (chief, main) +‎ diocese

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˌɑːtʃˈdaɪ.ə.sɪs/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˌɑrtʃˈdaɪəsɪs/

Noun[edit]

archdiocese (plural archdioceses)

  1. In Christian denominations, the area administered by an archbishop.

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