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eparchy or eparchate (ˈɛpɑːkɪ, ˈɛpɑːkɪt)
n , pl -chies, -chates
1.  a diocese of the Eastern Christian Church
2.  (in ancient Greece) a province
3.  (in modern Greece) a subdivision of a province
eparchate or eparchate
ep'archial or eparchate

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