noun, plural ep·ar·chies.
Origin of eparchy
Related formsep·ar·chi·al, adjective
Examples from the Web for eparchy
In Russia, an eparchy is the diocese or arch-diocese of a bishop or archbishop of the Greek Church.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
The area of his administration was called an eparchy (ἐπαρχία).
“Eparch” and “eparchy” are also used in the Russian Orthodox Church for a bishop and his diocese respectively.