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diocese

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈdaɪ.ə.sɪs/ (plural dioceses)
an area controlled by a bishop
diocesan
adjective uk   /daɪˈɒs.ɪ.zən/  us   /-ˈɑː.sə-/
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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