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Eastern Orthodox

see synonyms of eastern orthodox

Noun

1. eastern church, eastern orthodox, eastern orthodox church, orthodox catholic church, orthodox church

derived from the Byzantine Church and adhering to Byzantine rites

Adjective

2. eastern orthodox, greek orthodox, orthodox, russian orthodox

of or relating to or characteristic of the Eastern Orthodox Church

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Eastern Orthodox

see synonyms of eastern orthodox
noun
another name for the Orthodox Church

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Eastern Orthodox

see synonyms of eastern orthodox
the Christian church dominant in E Europe, W Asia, and N Africa, originally made up of four patriarchates (Constantinople, Alexandria, Antioch, Jerusalem) rejecting the authority of the Roman see in 1054 and now also including certain autonomous churches of Russia, Greece, Romania, Bulgaria, etc.

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Eastern Orthodox

see synonyms of eastern orthodox
n.
The body of modern churches, including among others the Greek and Russian Orthodox, that is derived from the church of the Byzantine Empire, adheres to the Byzantine rite, and acknowledges the honorary primacy of the patriarch of Constantinople.

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