post·​con·​cil·​i·​ar ˌpōst-ˈkən-ˈsi-lē-ər How to pronounce postconciliar (audio)
: subsequent to the establishment of rules and recommendations by an ecumenical council
specifically : subsequent to the Second Vatican Council
postconciliar liturgy
The Latin Mass Committee petitioned for the resumption of a single mass to be said in Latin in London after the postconciliar ban of 1965 … William F. Buckley, Jr.

Word History

First Known Use

1909, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of postconciliar was in 1909

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“Postconciliar.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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