the see, diocese, or office of a bishop.
- un·der·bish·op·ric, noun
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How to use bishopric in a sentence
The souls of the natives ministered to in the said bishopric of Cagayan amount to one hundred and twenty-eight thousand.
Benefices and missions of the bishopric of Camarines, and the number of souls instructed therein.
Hence the souls of the natives cared for in the said bishopric of Camarines amount to fifty-six thousand eight hundred.
In fact, it originally was a cathedral, but in an early day the bishopric was transferred to Wells.British Highways And Byways From A Motor Car | Thomas D. Murphy
They desired martyrdom more ardently than men afterward sought a bishopric.The Catacombs of Rome | William Henry Withrow
British Dictionary definitions for bishopric
the see, diocese, or office of a bishop
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