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eparchy

[ep-ahr-kee] /ˈɛp ɑr ki/
noun, plural eparchies.
1.
(in modern Greece) one of the administrative subdivisions of a province.
2.
(in ancient Greece) a province.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800; < Greek eparchía prefecture, province. See eparch, -y3
Related forms
eparchial, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for eparchy

eparchy

/ˈɛpɑːkɪ/
noun (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
Derived Forms
eparchial, adjective
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