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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A form of social organization in which a male is the family head and title is traced through the male line;

Usage examples (28)
  • The whole southwest of Jerusalem around their patriarchate is the "Armenian quarter".
  • Near the patriarchate is the large Orthodox monastery (St. Constantine) with a printing press and hospice for pilgrims.
  • Saldanha had been just raised to the patriarchate.
  • The development of the patriarchate calls for special notice. for more
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