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bishopric

[ bish-uhp-rik ]
/ ˈbɪʃ əp rɪk /
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noun

the see, diocese, or office of a bishop.

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Origin of bishopric

before 900; Middle English bisshoprike,Old English biscoprīce, equivalent to biscopbishop + rīce realm; see rich

OTHER WORDS FROM bishopric

un·der·bish·op·ric, noun
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bishopric
/ (ˈbɪʃəprɪk) /

noun

the see, diocese, or office of a bishop
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