popedom

[ pohp-duhm ]
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noun
  1. the office or dignity of a pope.

  2. the tenure of office of a pope.

  1. the papal government.

Origin of popedom

1
before 1150; Middle English pape dom;Old English pāpdōm.See pope, -dom

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British Dictionary definitions for popedom

popedom

/ (ˈpəʊpdəm) /


noun
  1. the office or dignity of a pope

  2. the tenure of office of a pope

  1. the dominion of a pope; papal government

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