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diocese

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈdaɪəsɪs/
the area controlled by a bishop (= an important Christian official) Local government and politics
Translations of “diocese”
in Spanish diócesis…
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 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…
(Definition of diocese from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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