Archbishop

Definition of Archbishop

Arch`bish´op
n.1.A chief bishop; a church dignitary of the first class (often called a metropolitan or primate) who superintends the conduct of the suffragan bishops in his province, and also exercises episcopal authority in his own diocese.

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Grand Penitentiary, Holy Father, abuna, antipope, archdeacon, archpriest, bishop, bishop coadjutor, canon, cardinal, cardinal bishop, cardinal deacon, cardinal priest, chaplain, coadjutor, curate, dean, diocesan, ecclesiarch, exarch, hierarch, high priest, metropolitan, papa, patriarch, penitentiary, pontiff, pope, prebendary, prelate, primate, rector, rural dean, subdean, suffragan, vicar
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