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popedom

[pohp-duh m] /ˈpoʊp dəm/
noun
1.
the office or dignity of a pope.
2.
the tenure of office of a pope.
3.
the papal government.
Origin
1150
before 1150; Middle English pape dom; Old English pāpdōm. See pope, -dom
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popedom

/ˈpəʊpdəm/
noun
1.
the office or dignity of a pope
2.
the tenure of office of a pope
3.
the dominion of a pope; papal government
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