Definition of Bishopry

1. Noun. The office and dignity of a bishop.

Exact synonyms: Episcopate
Generic synonyms: Berth, Billet, Office, Place, Position, Post, Situation, Spot



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bishopry

bishop's throne
bishop pine
bishop sleeve
bishop sleeves
bishopdom
bishopdoms
bishoped
bishoping
bishopless
bishoplike
bishoply
bishopric
bishoprick
bishopricks
bishoprics
bishopry (current term)
bishops
bishopsweed
bishounen
bishydroxamic
bishydroxamic acid
bishydroxycoumarin
bisiliac
bisilicate
bisilicates
bisimide
bisimilar
bisimilarity
bisimine
bisimines

Literary usage of Bishopry

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1. The Kassandra Complex by Murray Lawrence, Lawrence Murray (2003)
"... and Bartholomew had helped him plot his course through Armenia and Georgia; Edessa, the city of John's birth, lay in Apostle Philip's bishopry; Ionia, ..."

2. A Glossary of Liturgical and Ecclesiastical Terms by Frederick George Lee (1877)
"A residence of a bishop, anciently called the minster-house, or the bishopry or bishopric. Many ancient examples exist, either in whole or part; eg, ..."

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