concordat

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noun con·cor·dat \kən-ˈkȯr-ˌdat\

Definition of concordat

  1. :  compact, covenant; specifically :  an agreement between a pope and a sovereign or government for the regulation of ecclesiastical matters

Origin and Etymology of concordat

French, from Medieval Latin concordatum, from Latin, neuter of concordatus, past participle of concordare


First Known Use: 1616


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