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Archiepiscopal
Archiepiscopal Ar`chi*e*pis"co*pal, a. [Pref. archi- + episcopal.] Of or pertaining to an archbishop; as, Canterbury is an archiepiscopal see.
Archiepiscopality
Archiepiscopality Ar`chi*e*pis`co*pal"i*ty, n. The station or dignity of an archbishop; archiepiscopacy. --Fuller.
Chorepiscopal
Chorepiscopal Cho`re*pis"co*pal, a. Pertaining to a chorepiscopus or his change or authority.
Episcopalian
Episcopalian E*pis`co*pa"li*an, a. Pertaining to bishops, or government by bishops; episcopal; specifically, of or relating to the Protestant Episcopal Church.
Episcopalian
Episcopalian E*pis`co*pa"li*an, n. One who belongs to an episcopal church, or adheres to the episcopal form of church government and discipline; a churchman; specifically, in the United States, a member of the Protestant Episcopal Church.
Episcopalianism
Episcopalianism E*pis`co*pa"li*an*ism, n. The doctrine and usages of Episcopalians; episcopacy.
Episcopally
Episcopally E*pis"co*pal*ly, adv. By episcopal authority; in an episcopal manner.
Non-Episcopal
Non-Episcopal Non`-E*pis"co*pal, a. Not Episcopal; not pertaining to the Episcopal church or system.

Meaning of Episcopal from wikipedia

- Look up Episcopal, episcopal, or episcopalian in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Episcopal may refer to: Of or relating to a bishop, an overseer in the...
- The Episcopal Church, based in the United States with additional dioceses elsewhere, is a member church of the worldwide Anglican Communion. It is a mainline...
- An episcopal polity is a hierarchical form of church governance ("ecclesiastical polity") in which the chief local authorities are called bishops. (The...
- Look up Episcopal, episcopal, or episcopalian in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Episcopal Church may refer to various churches in the Anglican, Methodist...
- that prevails in the Church of Scotland. The word Episcopal is preferred in the title of the Episcopal Church (the province of the Anglican Communion covering...
- The Scottish Episcopal Church (Scottish Gaelic: Eaglais Easbaigeach na h-Alba; Scots: Scots Episcopal(ian) Kirk) is the ecclesiastical province of the...
- the bishops. This situation must have hardly survived Julian, 361–363. Episcopal courts are not heard of again in the East until 398 and in the West in...
- "cathedral" are usually specific to those Christian denominations with an episcopal hierarchy, such as the Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Anglican, and some...
- An episcopal see is, in a practical use of the phrase, the area of a bishop's ecclesiastical jurisdiction. Phrases concerning actions occurring within...
- The Methodist Episcopal Church (MEC) was the oldest and largest Methodist denomination in the United States from its founding in 1784 until 1939. It was...