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archbishop

a bishop of the highest rank
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"Though there are no Auto-da-Fes in Lima now," said one of the company to another; "I fear our sailor friend runs risk of the archiepiscopacy. Let us withdraw more out of the moonlight.
Professor Bailyn has forcefully argued that the study of such apparent historical curiosities helps lead us "to a broadening understanding of the Atlantic world as a human community." Thus he has written that: "The famous Archiepiscopacy of Salzburg, soon to be the scene of Mozart's triumphs and trials, and the obscure, primitive, frontier evangelical village of Ebenezer, Georgia, could be seen as part of the same story" (pp.