HyperDic: chalcedon

English > 2 senses of the word Chalcedon:
NOUNlocationChalcedon, Kadikoya former town on the Bosporus (now part of Istanbul)
groupChalcedon, Council of Chalcedonthe fourth ecumenical council in 451 which defined the two natures (human and divine) of Christ
English > Chalcedon: 2 senses > noun 1, location
MeaningA former town on the Bosporus (now part of Istanbul); site of the Council of Chalcedon.
SynonymKadikoy
Instance oftownAn urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
Part ofIstanbul, Stambul, Stamboul, ConstantinopleThe largest city and former capital of Turkey
English > Chalcedon: 2 senses > noun 2, group
MeaningThe fourth ecumenical council in 451 which defined the two natures (human and divine) of Christ.
SynonymCouncil of Chalcedon
Broaderecumenical council(early Christian church) one of seven gatherings of bishops from around the known world under the presidency of the Pope to regulate matters of faith and morals and discipline
CatalanConcili de Calcedònia

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