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English definition of “bishopric”

bishopric

noun [C]     /ˈbɪʃ.ə.prɪk/
the period of time during which a person serves as a bishopReligious leaders and officials an area of a country for which a bishop is responsibleAdministrative church areas
(Definition of bishopric noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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