archiepiscopal love


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or having to do with an archbishop or an archbishopric.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Pertaining to an archbishop or to his office: as, Canterbury is an archiepiscopal see.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Of or pertaining to an archbishop.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective of or relating to an archbishop or an archbishopric

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or associated with an archbishop


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[Medieval Latin archiepiscopālis, from Late Latin archiepiscopus, archbishop; see archbishop.]


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  • The royal and archiepiscopal city of Esztergom, and through it the entire medieval Hungarian church, followed a liturgical rite which was at once deliberately adapted to local circumstances and in perfect harmony with the wider Franco-Roman tradition.

    First Two Volumes of "Monumenta Ritualia Hungarica" Released

  • Down the steps of the altar is another "pivialista" who is carrying the archiepiscopal cross and two acolytes with candles ( "cantàri").

    A View into the Pontifical Archiepiscopal Mass in the Ambrosian Rite

  • He should have followed Jesus's example, stridden into that cathedral in full archiepiscopal attire and commanded the renegade cleric and his lackeys to get out.

    Hugh Muir's diary

  • I decided that the archiepiscopal slap to 'Jim' made any further intervention on my part wholly redundant, but you wrapped it all up nicely.

    New look ( Same Old Moaner)

  • The academic air persists inside the archiepiscopal study, which, with its leaded windows, fireplace and comfy leather armchairs, could be home to an Oxford don.

    Archbishop's environment interview - 'Green Futures' magazine

  • This bishop officiated pontifically and gave his blessing to the people, before whom he appeared bearing the mitre, the crosier, and even the archiepiscopal cross.

    A Philosophical Dictionary

  • The previous Archbishop, Anselm's old master Lanfranc, had died four years earlier, but the King, William Rufus, had left the see vacant in order to plunder the archiepiscopal revenues.

    Saint Anselm

  • Filmer lost the end of the archiepiscopal compliment.

    Twelve Stories and a Dream, by H. G. Wells

  • It was somewhat dispiriting, to see this ancient archiepiscopal city now sadly deserted.

    Journal of a Tour to the Hebrides

  • It was his ambition that had prompted him to take his place at the archiepiscopal table, and his ambition was now quite dead within him.

    Barchester Towers


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