A diocese also may be referred to as a bishopric or episcopal see, though strictly the term .... Look up Diocese or Bishopric in Wiktionary, the free dictionary.
The noun episkope , meaning “overseership,” “
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the area a bishop is in charge of. : the position of bishop. Okay? Bizarre origins of
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[Middle English bishoprik, from Old English bisceoprīce, the diocese of a bishop : bisceop, bishop; see bishop + rīce, realm; see reg- in Indo-European roots.].
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