suburbicarian

suburbicarian

[suh-bur-bi-kair-ee-uhn]
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:
1645–55; < Late Latin suburbicāri(us) (Latin suburb(ium) suburb + -ic(us) -ic + -ārius -ary) + -an

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suburbicarian (səˌbɜːbɪˈkɛərɪən)
 
adj
RC Church situated near the city of Rome: used esp of the dioceses surrounding Rome
 
[C17: from Late Latin suburbicārius, from suburbiumsuburb]

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