Part of speech: adjective

Of or pertaining to bishops; governed by bishops.

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Usage examples "episcopal":

  1. It is little wonder then that Episcopal churches among Negroes have much difficulty in their development, and only in a few large cities did we have churches even so successful as that of St. Thomas in Philadelphia. - "The History of the Negro Church", Carter Godwin Woodson.
  2. The king ordered them to observe the Episcopal form of worship. - "Sketches of the Covenanters", J. C. McFeeters.
  3. Here the government has a school for them, and the Protestant Episcopal Church a mission. - "Trail Tales", James David Gillilan.