hierarch hierarch


  1. (n) a person who holds a high position in a hierarchy
  2. (n) a senior clergyman and dignitary



  1. The Church of England's second ranking hierarch, the Archbishop of York, spoke too of Germany.
  2. Some theosophists had grown to look for a hierarch, a consecrated boy through whose lips the secret God should speak and in whose body God should be made manifest.
  3. Dion O'Bannion, 32, hierarch of crooks, gangsters, gunmen, shot by three unidentified young men in his flower store, Chicago.


  • In a statement, Greek Prime Minister Kostas Karamanlis called Christodoulos "the enlightened Hierarch who, with his pastoral work, brought the church closer to society and the modern-day problems, closer to the youth and their anxieties," the...
    on Jan 28, 2008 By: Costas Karamanlis Source: Earthtimes (press release)

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