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Definitions of archbishop

  1. a bishop of highest rank Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. A chief bishop; a church dignitary of the first class (often called a metropolitan or primate) who superintends the conduct of the suffragan bishops in his province, and also exercises episcopal authority in his own diocese. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. The chief bishop of a church district in the Greek, Roman, and English churches. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  4. A chief bishop: the bishop of a province as well as of his own diocese. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  5. ARCHBISHOPRIC. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  6. A chief bishop; the bishop of a province. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  7. The chief bishop of a province. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  8. A chief bishop, or the bishop of a province, and also of his own diocese. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  9. A metropolitan having jurisdiction over the bishops of his province. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  10. In English ecclesiastical law. The chief of the clergy in his province, having supreme power under the king or queen in all ecclesiastical causes. thelawdictionary.org
  11. Eccl. law. The chief of the clergy of a whole province. He has the, inspection of the bishops of that province, as well as of the inferior clergy, and may deprive them on notorious cause. The archbishop has also his own diocese, in which he exercises, episcopal jurisdiction, as in his province he exercises archiepiscopal authority. 1 Bl. Com. 380; L. Raym. 541; Code, 1, 2. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  12. ärch-bish'up, n. a chief bishop: a metropolitan bishop who superintends the conduct of the suffragan bishops in his province, and also exercises episcopal authority in his own diocese.--n. ARCHBISH'OPRIC. [ARCH, chief, and BISHOP.] gutenberg.org/ebooks/37683
  13. Chief bishop; metropolitan. Hence archbishopric. [Latin] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  14. There have been in America no archbishops except those of the Catholic church. The first of these was John Carroll, bishop of Baltimore, made archbishop in 1808. Dictionary of United States history
  15. n. A chief bishop; a metropolitan. Cabinet Dictionary
  16. A bishop of the first class, who superintends the conduct of other bishops his suffragans. Complete Dictionary

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