Meaning of “bishop” in the English Dictionary

(Definition of “bishop” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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bishopnoun [ C ]

us /ˈbɪʃ·əp/

a priest of high rank who is in charge of the priests of lower rank in a particular area

In the game of chess, a bishop is a piece that can move only in a diagonal way along squares of the same color.

(Definition of “bishop” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)