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the Holy Seenoun

uk   /ˌhəʊ.liˈsiː/  us   /ˌhoʊ-/
the ​government of the ​RomanCatholic Church, under the Pope

the Holy See

the ​area where the Pope as the Bishop of Rome has ​authority
(Definition of the Holy See from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the Holy See”
in Chinese (Simplified) 圣座,罗马天主教廷…
in Chinese (Traditional) 聖座,羅馬天主教廷…
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