eparchy

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἐπαρχία (eparkhía).

Noun[edit]

eparchy (plural eparchies)

  1. one of the districts of the Roman Empire at the third echelon
  2. one of the administrative sub-provincial units of post-Ottoman independent Greece
  3. in pre-schism Christian Church, name for a province under the supervision of the metropolitan
  4. in Eastern Christendom, diocese of a bishop

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