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Chalcedon

Definitions of Chalcedon
  1. noun
    a former town on the Bosporus (now part of Istanbul); site of the Council of Chalcedon
    synonyms: Kadikoy
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    town
    an urban area with a fixed boundary that is smaller than a city
  2. noun
    the fourth ecumenical council in 451 which defined the two natures (human and divine) of Christ
    synonyms: Council of Chalcedon
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    ecumenical council
    (early Christian church) one of seven gatherings of bishops from around the known world under the presidency of the Pope to regulate matters of faith and morals and discipline
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