Definition of Archdiocese

1. Noun. The diocese of an archbishop.

Generic synonyms: Bishopric, Diocese, Episcopate
Derivative terms: Archdiocesan



Definition of Archdiocese

1. n. The diocese of an archbishop.

Definition of Archdiocese

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

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Archdiocese

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Archdiocese

archdeacon
archdeaconries
archdeaconry
archdeacons
archdeaconship
archdeaconships
archdean
archdeans
archdeceiver
archdeceivers
archdemon
archdemons
archdevil
archdevils
archdiocesan
archdiocese (current term)
archdioceses
archdruid
archdruidess
archdruidesses
archdruids
archducal
archduchess
archduchesses
archduchies
archduchy
archduke
archdukedom
archdukedoms
archdukes

Literary usage of Archdiocese

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1912)
"BIBLIOGRAPHY: Consult the literature under SALZBURG, archdiocese OF; the Vita in MGH, Script., xi (1854), 86-95, and in ASM. III., ii. ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"archdiocese of Oregon City: 1 Italian church; 2 priests. archdiocese of St. Louis: 3 ... archdiocese of San Francisco: 3 Italian churches; 5 priests. ..."

3. Baltimore: Its History and Its People by Clayton Coleman Hall, Lewis Historical Publishing Co (1912)
"The position of the archdiocese of Baltimore is therefore exceptional and of distinct interest. Leonard Calvert, the lieutenant-governor, died in 1647, ..."

4. The Edinburgh Review by Sydney Smith (1864)
"4. Pastoral Letter of HE Cardinal WISEMAN. Enjoining the Collection for the building of Churches and Schools in the archdiocese, on Trinity Sunday, ..."

5. The Foundation of Death: A Study of the Drink-question by Axel Carl Johan Gustafson (1884)
"... "has issued an order that a branch of the Catholic Total Abstinence League of the Cross shall be formed in every Catholic school in the archdiocese of ..."

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