Meaning of “episcopal” in the English Dictionary

"episcopal" in British English

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episcopaladjective

uk /ɪˈpɪs.kə.pəl/ us /ɪˈpɪs.kə.pəl/ formal

of or relating to a bishop or a Church that is directed by bishops

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

"Episcopal" in American English

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Episcopaladjective [ not gradable ]

us /ɪˈpɪs·kə·pəl/

of a Christian religious group that is one of the Protestant churches:

an Episcopal church/minister
Episcopalian
noun [ C ] us /ɪˌpɪs·kəˈpeɪl·jən/

George is an Episcopalian.
Episcopalian
adjective [ not gradable ] us /ɪˌpɪs·kəˈpeɪl·jən/

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

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