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suburbicarian

[suh-bur-bi-kair-ee-uh n] /səˌbɜr bɪˈkɛər i ən/
adjective
1.
being near the city of Rome.
2.
designating any of the dioceses surrounding the city of Rome, each of which is under the jurisdiction of a cardinal-bishop.
Origin
1645-1655
1645-55; < Late Latin suburbicāri(us) (Latin suburb(ium) suburb + -ic(us) -ic + -ārius -ary) + -an
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British Dictionary definitions for suburbicarian

suburbicarian

/səˌbɜːbɪˈkɛərɪən/
adjective
1.
(RC Church) situated near the city of Rome: used esp of the dioceses surrounding Rome
Word Origin
C17: from Late Latin suburbicārius, from suburbiumsuburb
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