Lambeth conference

noun

Lam·​beth conference
ˈlambəth-,
-ˌbeth-
: a conference of the bishops of the worldwide Anglican communion called usually about every 10 years by the archbishop of Canterbury to consult but not to legislate for the constituent churches

Word History

Etymology

from Lambeth palace, London, residence of the archbishop of Canterbury

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“Lambeth conference.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Lambeth%20conference. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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