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British Dictionary definitions for archidiaconate

archidiaconate

noun
  1. the office, term of office, or area of jurisdiction of an archdeacon
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Historical Examples

  • A good brass (now affixed to the wall) commemorates Alcock's (p. 284) predecessor in the archidiaconate, Richard Bole .

    Highways and Byways in Cambridge and Ely

    Rev. Edward Conybeare.