Eastern Orthodox Church

n. branch of Christianity in Eastern Europe which does not recognize priests as religious figures

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Eastern Orthodox Church — n. the Christian church dominant in E Europe, W Asia, and N Africa, originally made up of four patriarchates (Constantinople, Alexandria, Antioch, Jerusalem) rejecting the authority of the Roman see in 1054 and now also including certain… …   English World dictionary

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  • Eastern Orthodox Church — Eastern Or|tho|dox Church, the →↑Orthodox Church …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Eastern Orthodox Church — noun One of the three major divisions of Christianity derived from the Byzantine Church; it comprises the Greek Orthodox Church, the Russian Orthodox Church and others …   Wiktionary

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  • Eastern Orthodox Church. — See Orthodox Church (def. 1). * * * …   Universalium

  • Eastern Orthodox Church — /ˈɔθədɒks/ (say awthuhdoks) noun → Orthodox Church …   Australian English dictionary

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