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Diocesan

Diocesan Meaning & Definition
Diocesan Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Diocesan?

[n] a bishop having jurisdiction over a diocese
[adj] belonging to or governing a diocese

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Diocesan In Webster's Dictionary

\Di*oc"e*san\ (?; 277), a. [LL. dioecesanus: cf. F. dioc['e]sain.] Of or pertaining to a diocese; as, diocesan missions.
\Di*oc"e*san\, n. 1. A bishop, viewed in relation to his diocese; as, the diocesan of New York. 2. pl. The clergy or the people of a diocese. --Strype.

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