exarch exarch

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a bishop in one of several Eastern Orthodox Churches in North America
  2. (n) a bishop in eastern Christendom who holds a place below a patriarch but above a metropolitan
  3. (n) a viceroy who governed a large province in the Roman Empire

Usage(s):

  1. Among the names being mentioned are Metropolitan Filaret, the scholarly patriarchal exarch of Belarus; Metropolitan Cyril, the well-known head of the external-relations department .
  2. Churchmen with such polyglot titles as archbishop, archimandrite, catholicos, exarch, moderator, pfarrer, priest, minister, pasteur, professor and elder will worship and confer .
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