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Categories: History of Rome, Papal States, 8th-century establishments in the Papal States, History of Catholicism in Italy, States and territories disestablished in 1870
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Papal States  Church State  Ecclesiastical States  History of Papal States  history of the Papal States
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The temporal dominions belonging to the pope (especially in central Italy) WordNet 3.0
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The temporal dominions belonging to the pope (especially in central Italy) WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
The Papal States, officially the State of the Church, were a series of territories in the Italian Peninsula under the direct sovereign rule of the pope from 756 until 1870. Wikipedia
Territories mostly in the Appenine Peninsula under the sovereign direct rule of the pope between 756–1870 Wikidata
One of the major historical states of Italy before the peninsula was unified in 1861. It comprised those territories over which the Pope was the ruler in a civil as well as a spiritual sense. Wiktionary