Orthodox Church

Orthodox Church
derived from the Byzantine Church and adhering to Byzantine rites (Freq. 1)
Members of this Topic: ↑canonization, ↑canonisation, ↑bishop
Hypernyms: ↑Catholic Church

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the Orthodox Church
: a branch of the Christian church that has members mainly in the area from eastern Europe to eastern Africa

the Eastern Orthodox Church

the Russian/Greek/Ethiopian Orthodox Church

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the ˌOrthodox ˈChurch [Orthodox Church] (also the ˌEastern ˌOrthodox ˈChurch) noun singular
a branch of the Christian Church in eastern Europe and Greece

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