Suburbicary
Suburbicarian Sub*ur`bi*ca"ri*an, Suburbicary Sub*ur"bi*ca*ry, a. [LL. suburbicarius, equiv. to L. suburbanus: cf. F. suburbicaire. See {Suburban}.] Being in the suburbs; -- applied to the six dioceses in the suburbs of Rome subject to the pope as bishop of Rome. [1913 Webster]

The pope having stretched his authority beyond the bounds of his suburbicarian precincts. --Barrow. [1913 Webster]


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  • Suburbicarian — Sub*ur bi*ca ri*an, Suburbicary Sub*ur bi*ca*ry, a. [LL. suburbicarius, equiv. to L. suburbanus: cf. F. suburbicaire. See {Suburban}.] Being in the suburbs; applied to the six dioceses in the suburbs of Rome subject to the pope as bishop of Rome …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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