Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    The jurisdiction of a bishop.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    The territorial extent of a bishop's jurisdiction. The circuit of every bishop's jurisdiction. Co.. Litt. 94; 1 BL Comm. 111.