Definition of metropolitanate in English:

metropolitanate

Pronunciation /ˌmetrəˈpälədəˌnāt/ /ˌmɛtrəˈpɑlədəˌneɪt/ /ˌmetrəˈpälətnˌāt/ /ˌmɛtrəˈpɑlətnˌeɪt/

noun

Christian Church
  • The position, office, or province of a metropolitan bishop.

    • ‘an encyclical letter to all the territories in his metropolitanate’