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Patriarchal
Patriarchal Pa`tri*ar"chal, a. [Cf. F. patriarcal.] 1. Of or pertaining to a patriarch or to patriarchs; possessed by, or subject to, patriarchs; as, patriarchal authority or jurisdiction; a patriarchal see; a patriarchal church. 2. Characteristic of a patriarch; venerable. About whose patriarchal knee Late the little children clung. --Tennyson. 3. (Ethnol.) Having an organization of society and government in which the head of the family exercises authority over all its generations. Patriarchal cross (Her.), a cross, the shaft of which is intersected by two transverse beams, the upper one being the smaller. See Illust. (2) of Cross. Patriarchal dispensation, the divine dispensation under which the patriarchs lived before the law given by Moses.
Patriarchal cross
Patriarchal Pa`tri*ar"chal, a. [Cf. F. patriarcal.] 1. Of or pertaining to a patriarch or to patriarchs; possessed by, or subject to, patriarchs; as, patriarchal authority or jurisdiction; a patriarchal see; a patriarchal church. 2. Characteristic of a patriarch; venerable. About whose patriarchal knee Late the little children clung. --Tennyson. 3. (Ethnol.) Having an organization of society and government in which the head of the family exercises authority over all its generations. Patriarchal cross (Her.), a cross, the shaft of which is intersected by two transverse beams, the upper one being the smaller. See Illust. (2) of Cross. Patriarchal dispensation, the divine dispensation under which the patriarchs lived before the law given by Moses.
Patriarchal dispensation
Patriarchal Pa`tri*ar"chal, a. [Cf. F. patriarcal.] 1. Of or pertaining to a patriarch or to patriarchs; possessed by, or subject to, patriarchs; as, patriarchal authority or jurisdiction; a patriarchal see; a patriarchal church. 2. Characteristic of a patriarch; venerable. About whose patriarchal knee Late the little children clung. --Tennyson. 3. (Ethnol.) Having an organization of society and government in which the head of the family exercises authority over all its generations. Patriarchal cross (Her.), a cross, the shaft of which is intersected by two transverse beams, the upper one being the smaller. See Illust. (2) of Cross. Patriarchal dispensation, the divine dispensation under which the patriarchs lived before the law given by Moses.
Patriarchate
Patriarchate Pa`tri*ar"chate (p>amac/`tr[i^]*[aum]r"k[asl]t), n. [Cf. F. patriarcat.] 1. The office, dignity, or jurisdiction of a patriarch. --Jer. Taylor. 2. The residence of an ecclesiastic patriarch. 3. (Ethnol.) A patriarchal form of government or society. See Patriarchal, a., 3.
Patriarchdom
Patriarchdom Pa"tri*arch*dom, n. The office or jurisdiction of a patriarch; patriarchate. [R.]
Patriarchic
Patriarchic Pa`tri*ar"chic, a. [L. patriarchicus, Gr. ?.] Patriarchal.
Patriarchism
Patriarchism Pa"tri*arch*ism, n. Government by a patriarch, or the head of a family.
Patriarchship
Patriarchship Pa"tri*arch*ship, n. A patriarchate. --Ayliffe.
Patriarchy
Patriarchy Pa"tri*arch`y, n. [Gr. ?.] 1. The jurisdiction of a patriarch; patriarchship. --Brerewood. 2. Government by a patriarch; patriarchism.

Meaning of Patriarch from wikipedia

- Church of the East, and some Independent Catholic Churches are termed patriarchs (and in certain cases also popes – such as the Pope of Rome or Pope of...
- The e****enical patriarch (Gr****: Οἰκουμενικός Πατριάρχης, romanized: Oikoumenikós Patriárchēs) is the archbishop of Constantinople (Istanbul) and New Rome...
- Patriarch ****nius may refer to: Patriarch ****nius of Alexandria, Gr**** Patriarch of Alexandria in 1000–1010 Patriarch ****nius I of Constantinople,...
- Patriarch Maxim or Patriarch Maksim may refer to: Bulgarian Patriarch Maxim, Archbishop of Trnovo and Bulgarian Patriarch from 1971 to 2012 Serbian Patriarch...
- bishop. He became Patriarch of Moscow and all Rus' and Primate of the Russian Orthodox Church on 1 February 2009. Prior to becoming Patriarch, Kirill was Archbishop...
- church. It has 194 dioceses inside Russia. The primate of the ROC is the Patriarch of Moscow and all Rus'. The Christianization of Kievan Rus' commenced...
- February 1940) is the 270th Archbishop of Constantinople and E****enical Patriarch, since 2 November 1991. In accordance with his title, he is regarded as...
- The Patriarch of Antioch is a traditional title held by the bishop of Antioch (modern-day Antakya, Turkey). As the traditional "overseer" (ἐπίσκοπος,...
- Patriarch Neophytus may refer to: Neophytus I of Constantinople, E****enical Patriarch in 1153 Neophytus II of Constantinople, E****enical Patriarch in 1597–1602...
- Patriarch Anthony or Patriarch Antony may refer to: Anthony I of Constantinople, E****enical Patriarch in 821–837 Anthony II of Constantinople, E****enical...