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Origin of primate
OTHER WORDS FROM primatepri·ma·tal, adjective, nounpri·ma·tial [prahy-mey-shuh l] /praɪˈmeɪ ʃəl/, pri·mat·i·cal [prahy-mat-i-kuh l] /praɪˈmæt ɪ kəl/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for primatial
The holy youth attached himself from this moment to his master, and was his successor in the primatial see of Armagh.An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800|Mary Frances Cusack
In France the primatial sees and the course of appeals to them were well established (Fournier, p. 219).
But Malachy was unwilling to be transferred to the primatial See, and not without good reason.Insula Sanctorum et Doctorum|John Healy
Declining the high office of provost of Trinity, Ussher was made bishop of Meath and was afterwards promoted to the primatial see.The Glories of Ireland|Edited by Joseph Dunn and P.J. Lennox
The primatial see of Armagh was vacant at the accession of Elizabeth, and remained so until 1563.Ireland Under the Tudors, Vol. II (of 3)|Richard Bagwell