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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Eparchy  \Ep"arch*y\,  n.  [Gr.  ?  the  post  or  office  of  an  ?.] 
  A  province,  prefecture,  or  territory,  under  the  jurisdiction 
  of  an  eparch  or  governor;  esp.,  in  modern  Greece,  one  of  the 
  larger  subdivisions  of  a  monarchy  or  province  of  the  kingdom; 
  in  Russia,  a  diocese  or  archdiocese. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  eparchy 
  n  :  a  diocese  of  the  Eastern  Christian  Church 




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