Definition of Bishopry
1. Noun. The office and dignity of a bishop.
Generic synonyms: Berth, Billet, Office, Place, Position, Post, Situation, Spot
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bishopry
Literary usage of Bishopry
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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, ..."