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catholicate

[kuh-thol-i-keyt, -kit]
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noun
  1. the see of a catholicos.
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Origin of catholicate

1875–80; < Medieval Latin catholicātus, equivalent to catholic(us) catholicos + -ātus -ate3
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  • This remained the official attitude of the Armenian church until the catholicate of Elias (703-717).

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 5

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