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Nestorian

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adjective Nes·to·ri·an \ne-ˈstȯr-ē-ən\

Definition of Nestorian

  1. 1 :  of or relating to the doctrine ascribed to Nestorius and ecclesiastically condemned in 431 that divine and human persons remained separate in the incarnate Christ

  2. 2 :  of or relating to a church separating from Byzantine Christianity after 431, centering in Persia, and surviving chiefly in Asia Minor

Nestorian noun
Nes·to·ri·an·ism play \-ə-ˌni-zəm\ noun


1565

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1565


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