noun, plural ep·ar·chies.
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Origin of eparchy
OTHER WORDS FROM eparchyep·ar·chi·al, adjective
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“Eparch” and “eparchy” are also used in the Russian Orthodox Church for a bishop and his diocese respectively.
In Russia, an eparchy is the diocese or arch-diocese of a bishop or archbishop of the Greek Church.
In the Eastern Churches the term eparchy is used for diocese.
The area of his administration was called an eparchy (ἐπαρχία).