Bishopric meaning

bĭshə-prĭk
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The diocese of a bishop.
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The church district controlled by a bishop; diocese.
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The definition of a bishopric is the authority or the geographic area managed by a bishop.

An example of a bishopric is the position of Bishop.

An example of a bishopric is the area of California managed by the Episcopal Diocese of California.

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The office or rank of a bishop.
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The office, authority, or rank of a bishop.
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A diocese or region of a church which a bishop governs.
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The office or function of a bishop.

Later that year, he was appointed to the bishopric of Lindesmeere.

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Origin of bishopric

  • Middle English bishoprik from Old English bisceoprīce the diocese of a bishop bisceop bishop bishop rīce realm reg- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Old English bisceoprīċe, equivalent to bishop +‎ -ric (compare German Reich).

    From Wiktionary