the see, diocese, or office of an archbishop.
This is an archbishopric, and the province gives title to the heir-apparent of France.
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The bishopric, founded in the 3rd century, became an archbishopric in 1475.
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He succeeded to the archbishopric in 995, and his pupil and editor died about the middle of the following century.
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Here also it is said the metropolitan church was situated, when London was an archbishopric.
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In 1567 he was translated to the archbishopric of Dublin, where the queen looked to him to carry out reforms in the Church.
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They had twenty or thirty livings in the archbishopric of Manila.
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The department belongs partly to the archbishopric of Reims and partly to the see of Chlons.
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In this same year he was promoted to the archbishopric of York.
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He is also at present exercising the office of vicar-general of this archbishopric, and has been its visitor-general.
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In 1828 he was elevated to the archbishopric of Auch and later to that of Besanon.
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the rank, office, or jurisdiction of an archbishop
the area governed by an archbishop
Old English arcebiscoprice, from archbishop + rice “realm, dominion, province” (see regal).
- Arch board
a distinctive area at the upper part of a stern, curving upward toward the center and giving the name and port of the vessel within a carved and painted frame; escutcheon.
- Arch brace
a curved brace, especially one of a pair used to give the effect of an arch in a roof frame. Historical Examples Unless “toeing out” is corrected by exercise and a proper shoe, an arch brace will do more harm than good. How to Live Irving Fisher and Eugene Fisk
a confraternity having the right to associate itself with confraternities that are similar to it, and to impart to them its privileges and indulgences. Historical Examples From this day, the archconfraternity developed wonderfully, and became an inexhaustible source of graces. The Miraculous Medal Jean Marie Aladel
consistently holding extremely conservative views: publisher of the city’s archconservative newspaper. a person who holds extremely conservative views.