HyperDic: eastern_orthodox

English > 2 senses of the expression Eastern Orthodox:
ADJECTIVEpertEastern Orthodox, Orthodox, Russian Orthodox, Greek Orthodoxof or relating to or characteristic of the Eastern Orthodox Church
NOUNgroupEastern Orthodox, Orthodox Church, Orthodox Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Church, Eastern Churchderived from the Byzantine Church and adhering to Byzantine rites
English > Eastern Orthodox: 2 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to or characteristic of the Eastern Orthodox Church.
SynonymsOrthodox, Russian Orthodox, Greek Orthodox
Categoryreligion, faith, religious beliefA strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny
Spanishortodoxa oriental, ortodoxo, ortodoxo griego, ortodoxo ruso
NounsOrthodox Churchderived from the Byzantine Church and adhering to Byzantine rites
English > Eastern Orthodox: 2 senses > noun 1, group
Meaningderived from the Byzantine Church and adhering to Byzantine rites.
SynonymsOrthodox Church, Orthodox Catholic Church, Eastern Orthodox Church, Eastern Church
Category ofbishopA senior member of the Christian clergy having spiritual and administrative authority
canonization, canonisation(Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox Church) the act of admitting a deceased person into the canon of saints
NarrowerGreek Orthodox Church, Greek Churchstate church of Greece
Russian Orthodox ChurchAn independent church / church with its own Patriarch
BroaderCatholic ChurchAny of several churches / churches claiming to have maintained historical continuity with the original Christian Church
SpanishIglesia Católica Ortodoxa, Iglesia Oriental, iglesia ortodoxa, Iglesia Ortodoxa, Iglesia Ortodoxa Oriental, Ortodoxia Oriental

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