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PAPACY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does papacy mean? 

PAPACY (noun)
  The noun PAPACY has 1 sense:

1. the government of the Roman Catholic Church

  Familiarity information: PAPACY used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PAPACY (noun)


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Meaning:

The government of the Roman Catholic Church

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

papacy; pontificate

Hypernyms ("papacy" is a kind of...):

authorities; government; regime (the organization that is the governing authority of a political unit)

Meronyms (members of "papacy"):

Bishop of Rome; Catholic Pope; Holy Father; pontiff; pope; Roman Catholic Pope; Vicar of Christ (the head of the Roman Catholic Church)


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