Eastern Orthodox

adjective

Definition of Eastern Orthodox

:of or consisting of the Eastern churches that form a loose federation according primacy of honor to the patriarch of Constantinople and adhering to the decisions of the first seven ecumenical councils and to the Byzantine rite

First Known Use of eastern orthodox

1701


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