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Noun: Holy See
  1. The smallest sovereign state in the world; the see of the Pope (as the Bishop of Rome); home of the Pope and the central administration of the Roman Catholic Church; achieved independence from Italy in 1929
    - The Holy See, State of the Vatican City

Type of: European country, European nation, see

Part of: capital of Italy, Eternal City, Italian capital, Roma, Rome

Encyclopedia: Holy See, The