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Definitions of patriarch:
  • noun:   a man who is older and higher in rank than yourself
  • noun:   any of the early Biblical characters regarded as fathers of the human race
  • noun:   the male head of family or tribe
  • noun:   title for the heads of the Eastern Orthodox Churches (in Istanbul and Alexandria and Moscow and Jerusalem)

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