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archdiocese

arch·di·o·cese

archdiocese

 
pronunciation:
arch daI sis [or] arch daI sihs
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part of speech: noun
definition: the diocese presided over by an archbishop.
derivation: archdiocesan (adj.)
Word Parts
The word archdiocese contains the following part:
arch, archi, arche (archae), archeo, (archaeo), -arch, -archy Greek root that means first in rank or time
synonyms:
prim, princ, prot, proto