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From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] archiepiscopus, from Ancient Greek ἀρχιεπίσκοπος, from ἀρχι- (archi-) "first" or "chief" + ἐπίσκοπος (episkopos), "overseer", from ἐπισκοπέω (episkopeō), "I watch over", < ἐπί (epi), "over", + σκοπέω (skopeō), "I examine".

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archbishop

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  1. In the Roman Catholic Church and other churches, a senior bishop who is in charge of an archdiocese, and presides over a group of dioceses called a province.

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