Greek Orthodox Church


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Greek Orthodox Church

n.
Any of several branches of the Eastern Orthodox Church that use Greek liturgy, such as the patriarchate of Constantinople or the autocephalous state church of Greece.

Greek Orthodox Church

n
1. (Eastern Church (Greek & Russian Orthodox)) Also called: Greek Church the established Church of Greece, governed by the holy synod of Greece, in which the Metropolitan of Athens has primacy of honour
2. (Eastern Church (Greek & Russian Orthodox)) another name for Orthodox Church

Greek′ Or′thodox Church′


n.
the branch of the Orthodox Church constituting the national church of Greece.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Greek Orthodox Church - state church of GreeceGreek Orthodox Church - state church of Greece; an autonomous part of the Eastern Orthodox Church
Eastern Church, Eastern Orthodox, Eastern Orthodox Church, Orthodox Catholic Church, Orthodox Church - derived from the Byzantine Church and adhering to Byzantine rites
Greek Catholic - a member of the Greek Orthodox Church
Translations

Greek Orthodox Church

nChiesa Greco-Ortodossa
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