cardinalate definition by Webster's New World
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- the position, dignity, or rank of a cardinal
- the pope's council of cardinals
cardinalate definition by American Heritage Dictionary
noun Roman Catholic Church
- The position, rank, dignity, or term of a cardinal.
- The College of Cardinals.