noun ec·cle·sia \ə̇ˈklēzēə, eˈ-, -lēzh(ē)ə\

Definition of ecclesia



\-lēz(h)ēˌē, -lāzēˌī\
  1. 1 :  a political assembly of citizens of ancient Greek states; especially :  the periodic meeting of the Athenian citizens for conducting public business and for considering affairs proposed by the council

  2. 2 :  church 4d, 4e

  3. 3 :  one of the local organizations of the Christadelphians

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Origin and Etymology of ecclesia

in sense 1, from Latin, from Greek ekklēsia; in other senses, from Late Latin, church, from Latin

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