vicariate


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Vicariate \Vi*ca"ri*ate\, a.
   Having delegated power, as a vicar; vicarious. --Barrow.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Vicariate \Vi*ca"ri*ate\, n. [LL. vicariatus, or F. vicariat.]
   Delegated office or power; vicarship; the office or oversight
   of a vicar.
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         The vicariate of that part of Germany which is governed
         by the Saxon laws devolved on the elector of Saxony.
                                                  --Robertson.
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