the Orthodox Church

Definition of the Orthodox Church

  1. :  a branch of the Christian church that has members mainly in the area from eastern Europe to eastern Africa the Russian/Greek/Ethiopian Orthodox Church

Word by Word Definitions

orthodoxplay Orthodox
  1. :  conforming to established doctrine especially in religion

    :  conventional

    :  of, relating to, or constituting any of various conservative religious or political groups: such as

  1. :  one that is orthodox

    :  a member of an Eastern Orthodox church

churchplay Church
  1. :  a building for public and especially Christian worship

    :  the clergy or officialdom of a religious body

    :  a body or organization of religious believers: such as

  1. :  of or relating to a church

    :  of or relating to the established church

  1. :  to bring to church to receive one of its rites

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