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cae•sa•ro•pap•ism (sē′zə rō pā′piz əm),USA pronunciation n.
- the possession of supreme authority over church and state by one person, often by a secular ruler.
- the supremacy of the state over the church in ecclesiastical matters.
- Caesar + -o- + papism 1885–90
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