Definition of Orthodox Church

1. Noun. Derived from the Byzantine Church and adhering to Byzantine rites.

Definition of Orthodox Church

1. Noun. The Eastern body of Christendom ¹

2. Noun. That part of Christendom apart from the Catholic Church ¹

3. Noun. Any non-Catholic Church ¹

4. Noun. The Eastern Orthodox Church ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Orthodox Church

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Orson Welles
Orth's fixative
Orth's stain
Orthodox Catholic Church
Orthodox Church (current term)
Orthodox Churches
Orthodox Jew
Orthodox Jews
Orthodox Judaism
Orthopristis chrysopterus
Orthotomus sutorius
Ortilis vetula macalli

Literary usage of Orthodox Church

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1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1912)
"The Orthodox Catholic Church of America is a branch of the Orthodox Church of the Latin Rite in the Western patriarchate, which, in addition to its ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"BULGARIAN Orthodox Church.—Bulgarian immigration into the United States has only recently been in any considerable numbers. While the majority come from the ..."

3. Appletons' Annual Cyclopædia and Register of Important Events of the Year (1874)
"For the Orthodox Church having once decided any part of its dogma or canon, no particular church in the Orthodox communion can ever, by itself, ..."

4. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The Orthodox Church of Austria-Hungary consists of Serbs, Rumanians and Ru- ... The Orthodox Church of Montenegro is under the rule of bishops. 8. ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1911)
"... practices held in common by Rome and the East ; moreover, the Orthodox Church had never admitted the validity of Anglican orders, while not denying it. ..."

6. The Cambridge Modern History by John Emerich Edward Dalberg Acton Acton, Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero, Ernest Alfred Benians (1907)
"It was not long before he had to renounce even the modest enactments proposed with a view to regulating the affairs of the Orthodox Church. ..."

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