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Words nearby suffragan
Example sentences from the Web for suffragan
Islington is a suffragan bishopric in the diocese of London.
A non-juror, consecrated in 1693 suffragan bishop of Thetford by three of the deprived non-juror bishops.Life Of Johnson, Volume 5|Boswell
He needs an assistant, a suffragan or coadjutor, and I intend to make it my affair to see that he gets one.The Inside of the Cup, Complete|Winston Churchill
An Indian suffragan bishop might well be given jurisdiction over one of these areas.India and the Indians|Edward F. Elwin
The principal parish church was raised to a suffragan of Osma in the twelfth century.The Cathedrals of Northern Spain|Charles Rudy
British Dictionary definitions for suffragan
- (of any bishop of a diocese) subordinate to and assisting his superior archbishop or metropolitan
- (of any assistant bishop) having the duty of assisting the bishop of the diocese to which he is appointed but having no ordinary jurisdiction in that diocese