archbishopric [ärch′bish′əprik]
[ME archebishopriche < OE arcebiscoprice < arcebisceop (see ARCHBISHOP) + rice, jurisdiction < PGmc * rikja (> Ger reich, realm): for IE base see REGAL]
1. the office, rank, duties, or term of an archbishop
2. the church district over which an archbishop has jurisdiction

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