Definitions for "Diocese"
The circuit or extent of a bishop's jurisdiction; the district in which a bishop exercises his ecclesiastical authority.
The area over which a Bishop has jurisdiction. We are part of the Diocese of Missouri, a community of about 51 parishes and missions from the Mississippi River west to the cities of Jefferson City, Columbia and Kirksville.
Latin diocesis, district, government (Greek dioikesis, administration) -- the district under a bishop's jurisdiction. A diocesan is the bishop of a diocese.
Keywords:  pihopatanga
A later Roman regional administrative unit, comprising a series of adjacent provinces. They were each governed by a vicarius who reported to the caesar or emperor of the prefecture.
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Keywords:  communities
a community of communities
Keywords:  large, area
a rather large area