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archidiaconate

/ (ˌɑːkɪdaɪˈækənɪt) /

noun

the office, term of office, or area of jurisdiction of an archdeacon

Nearby words

archibenthos, archiblast, archiblastic, archicarp, archidiaconal, archidiaconate, archie, archie bunker, archiepiscopacy, archiepiscopal, archiepiscopal cross
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Examples from the Web for archidiaconate

  • 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.