the Vatican


the Vatican
1 : the place in Rome where the Pope lives and works

I plan to visit the Vatican on my tour.

2 : the government of the Roman Catholic Church

The Vatican has announced a new appointment.

a Vatican official

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Main Entry:Vatican

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