Definition of Eastern orthodox church

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

Definition of Eastern orthodox church

1. Proper 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 ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eastern Orthodox Church

Eastern Arrernte
Eastern Balochi
Eastern Bengali
Eastern Bloc
Eastern Catholicism
Eastern Church
Eastern Europe
Eastern European
Eastern European Time
Eastern Europeans
Eastern Farsi
Eastern Hemisphere
Eastern Highlands
Eastern Malayo-Polynesian
Eastern Orthodox
Eastern Orthodox Church
Eastern Orthodoxy
Eastern Question
Eastern Roman Empire
Eastern Samoa
Eastern Sioux
Eastern Standard Time
Eastern Time
Eastern Turki
Eastern cottonwood
Eastern hop hornbeam
Eastern pasque flower
Eastern silvery aster

Literary usage of Eastern orthodox church

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Constructive Quarterly by Silas McBee (1915)
"Problems of the eastern orthodox church in America By ARCHPRIEST LEONID ... eastern orthodox church ..."

2. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1909)
"... London, 1905 (by a Roman Catholic); FG Cole, Mother of All Churches; a brief and comprehensive Handbook of the Holy eastern orthodox church, ib. ..."

3. The Greeks in America by J. P. Xenides (1922)
"The Greek or eastern orthodox church is the church of Russia, Serbia, Rumania, ... There are four historic patriarchates of the eastern orthodox church, ..."

4. International Religious Freedom (2000): Report to Congress by the Department edited by Barbara Larkin (2001)
"The Constitution establishes the eastern orthodox church of Christ (Greek Orthodoxy) as the prevailing religion, but also provides for the right of all ..."

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