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diocese

noun [C]  us   /ˈdɑɪ·ə·səs, -ˌsiz, -ˌsis/
(in the Roman Catholic Church) the area that is under the control of a bishop (= priest of high rank)
diocesan
adjective [not gradable]  us   /dɑɪˈɑs·ə·sən, -zən/
Translations of “diocese”
in Vietnamese giáo khu…
in Spanish diócesis…
in Thai เขตการปกครองของบิชอป…
in Malaysian mukim…
in French diocèse…
in German die Diözese…
in Chinese (Traditional) (羅馬天主教或英國國教的)主教轄區…
in Indonesian keuskupan…
in Russian епархия…
in Turkish piskoposluk bölgesi…
in Chinese (Simplified) (罗马天主教或英国国教的)主教辖区…
in Polish diecezja…
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