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ecumenical patriarch

noun, often capitalized E&P

Definition of ECUMENICAL PATRIARCH

:  the patriarch of Constantinople as the dignitary given first honor in the Eastern Orthodox Church
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First Known Use of ECUMENICAL PATRIARCH

1862

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