Episcopally E*pis"co*pal*ly, adv. By episcopal authority; in an episcopal manner. [1913 Webster]

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  • episcopally — ar·chi·episcopally; episcopally; un·episcopally; …   English syllables

  • episcopally — episcopal ► ADJECTIVE 1) of a bishop or bishops. 2) (of a Church) governed by or having bishops. DERIVATIVES episcopally adverb. ORIGIN from Latin episcopus bishop , from Greek episkopos overseer …   English terms dictionary

  • episcopally — adverb see episcopal …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • episcopally — See episcopal. * * * …   Universalium

  • episcopally — adv. through bishops …   English contemporary dictionary

  • episcopally — adverb see episcopal I …   Useful english dictionary

  • episcopal — episcopally, adv. /i pis keuh peuhl/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to a bishop: episcopal authority. 2. based on or recognizing a governing order of bishops: an episcopal hierarchy. 3. (cap.) designating the Anglican Church or some branch of it, as… …   Universalium

  • episcopal — adjective Etymology: Middle English, from Late Latin episcopalis, from episcopus bishop more at bishop Date: 15th century 1. of or relating to a bishop 2. of, having, or constituting government by bishops 3. capitalized of or relating to the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Anglicanism — Part of a series on the Anglican Communion …   Wikipedia

  • Episcopal polity — is a form of church governance which is hierarchical in structure with the chief authority over a local Christian church resting in a bishop (Greek: episcopos ). This episcopal structure is found most often in the various churches of Orthodox,… …   Wikipedia

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