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classis

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noun, clas·sis \ˈkla-sis\

Definition of classis

plural classes play \ˈkla-ˌsēz\

  1. 1 :  a governing body in some Reformed churches (as in the former Reformed Church in the United States) corresponding to a presbytery

  2. 2 :  the district governed by a classis



Origin of classis

New Latin, from Latin, class


First Known Use: 1593

Rhymes with classis



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