The official seat, center of authority, jurisdiction, or office of a bishop.
The definition of an episcopate is the position or term of office of a bishop, or a group of bishops.
The diocese of a bishop.
(Law) The right of a court to hear a particular case, based on the scope of its authority over the type of case and the parties to the case.
The definition of a district is a region set aside or grouped together as one specific area for political or administrative purposes.
Find another word for diocese. In this page you can discover 18 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for diocese, like: see, archbishop, episcopate, prelacy, bishopric, jurisdiction, archdiocese, dioceses, bishop, diocesan and parish.