The word diocese is derived from the Greek term διοίκησις meaning "
administration". When ... A diocese also may be referred to as a
[Middle English bishoprik, from Old English bisceoprīce, the diocese of a bishop : bisceop, bishop; see bishop + rīce, realm; see reg- in Indo-European roots.].
the office or rank of a bishop. Meaning, pronunciation, example sentences, and more from Oxford Dictionaries.
A diocese or region of a church which a bishop governs. The office or function of
a bishop. Later that year, he was appointed to the