[ awr-dn-air-ee-it, -eyt ]
/ ˌɔr dnˈɛər i ɪt, -ˌeɪt /
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Roman Catholic Church. (formerly) a province in which the faithful of an Eastern rite were under the rule of a prelate of their rite who had no territorial jurisdiction.
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What magnificent men these priests of St. Stephen's and the Ordinariate!The Greater Love|George T. McCarthy