Holy See Word Origin noun
- Roman Catholic Church. the see of Rome; the office or jurisdiction of the pope.
- the papal court.
Origin of Holy See First recorded in 1755–65 British Dictionary definitions for holy see Holy See noun RC Church
- the see of the pope as bishop of Rome and head of the Church
- the Roman curia
holy see in Culture Holy See
In the, the official name for the jurisdiction of the (the word see is from the for “seat”).