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popedom

[pohp-duh m]
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noun
  1. the office or dignity of a pope.
  2. the tenure of office of a pope.
  3. the papal government.

Origin of popedom

before 1150; Middle English pape dom; Old English pāpdōm. See pope, -dom
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popedom

noun
  1. the office or dignity of a pope
  2. the tenure of office of a pope
  3. the dominion of a pope; papal government
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