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n. - The office and dignity of a bishop; The collective body of bishops; The territorial jurisdiction of a bishop; The term of office of a bishop.

Usage examples (35)
  • His episcopate was a remarkable one, and he himself was a most distinguished prelate.
  • VII May we not reasonably claim that the episcopate is the one means of providing such a ministry?
  • One of the last important acts of his episcopate was his participation in the first great Council of Clovesho.
  • Among the noteworthy accomplishments of his episcopate were the founding of Loyola High School, Cleveland (1902); for more
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