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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. a province in ancient Greece;

2. a diocese of the Eastern Orthodox Church;
[syn: eparchy, exarchate]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

eparchy n 1: a province in ancient Greece 2: a diocese of the Eastern Orthodox Church [syn: eparchy, exarchate]