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Out of the question: National cathedral?

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I frequently note references to “Washington National Cathedral” (USA). How can any cathedral be termed “national”?

A cathedral is the building in which the bishop’s cathedra (meaning “armchair” rather than “throne”) is located. There should therefore be one ...

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