Eastern Orthodox
adjective Date: 1909 of or consisting of the Eastern churches that form a loose federation according primacy of honor to the patriarch of Constantinople and adhering to the decisions of the first seven ecumenical councils and to the Byzantine rite

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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