postconciliar

adjective post·con·cil·i·ar \ ˌpōst-ˈkən-ˈsi-lē-ər \

Definition of postconciliar

: 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.

First Known Use of postconciliar

1909

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