Definition of


  1. (noun, group) the government of the Roman Catholic Church

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Synonyms of Papacy


Alternate forms of Papacy

Hypernyms: authorities, government, regime

Origin of the word Papacy

  1. 1393, from M.L. papatia "papal office," from L.L. papa "pope" (see pope). more

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Words that sound like Papacy

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