Pri"ma*cy(?), n. [LL. primatia, fr. L. primas, -atis, one of the first or principal, chief, fr. primus first: cf. F. primatie. See Prime, a.] 1. The state or condition of being prime or first, as in time, place, rank, etc., hence, excellency; supremacy. [R.] De Quincey.
2. The office, rank, or character of a primate; the chief ecclesiastical station or dignity in a national church; the office or dignity of an archbishop; as, the
primacy of England.
Pri"ma fa"ci*e(?). [L., from abl. of primus first + abl. of facies appearance.] At first view; on the first appearance.
Prima facie evidence (of a fact)
(Law), evidence which is sufficient to establish the fact unless rebutted.
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