Definition of temporal power in English:

temporal power

Syllabification: tem·po·ral pow·er


The power of a bishop or cleric, especially the pope, in secular matters.
More example sentences
  • This event rallied the world against the continued temporal power of the pope.
  • The Pope gained temporal power and dominion.
  • The temporal power of the pope was suspended.

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