bishopric

[bish-uh p-rik] /ˈbɪʃ əp rɪk/
noun
1.
the see, diocese, or office of a bishop.
Origin
before 900; Middle English bisshoprike, Old English biscoprīce, equivalent to biscop bishop + rīce realm; see rich
Related forms
underbishopric, noun
Example Sentences for bishopric
Wherever you have a bishopric, you have beautiful artifacts.
Lore has it that its unusual location was chosen by citizens frustrated by the powerful bishopric's reluctance to cede them land.
Subsequently the bishops required that some type of hospitals be attached to each bishopric, cathedral, and monastery.
He himself could reside in this house temporarily while touring from time-to-time his far-flung bishopric.
British Dictionary definitions for bishopric
bishopric (ˈbɪʃəprɪk)
 
n
the see, diocese, or office of a bishop

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Word Origin and History for bishopric
bishopric
O.E. bisceoprice, from bishop + rice "realm, dominion, province" (see regal).
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