Greek Church

Definitions

  • ST. GEORGE'S GREEK CHURCH, NOW A MOSQUE, CONSTANTINOPLE
    ST. GEORGE'S GREEK CHURCH, NOW A MOSQUE, CONSTANTINOPLE
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Greek Church state church of Greece; an autonomous part of the Eastern Orthodox Church
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Greek Church (Eccl. Hist.) the Eastern Church; that part of Christendom which separated from the Roman or Western Church in the ninth century. It comprises the great bulk of the Christian population of Russia (of which this is the established church), Greece, Moldavia, and Wallachia. The Greek Church is governed by patriarchs and is called also the Byzantine Church.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Greek Church the church of those Christians who follow the ancient rite of the East and accept the first seven councils, rejecting all later innovations and papal supremacy—it is called Orthodox by reason of its vindications of dogma, and Eastern from its geographical distribution
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Usage

In literature:

Power of the Greek Church.
"Due North or Glimpses of Scandinavia and Russia" by Maturin M. Ballou
Begun by Louis XV (1777) as a church, and finished under Louis Philippe in 1832, it resembles the Parthenon of the Greeks.
"My Trip Around the World" by Eleonora Hunt
Western nations call it the Greek Church, but they have invented that name themselves.
"Mentone, Cairo, and Corfu" by Constance Fenimore Woolson
Greek church, marriage of priests permitted by the, ii.
"View of the State of Europe during the Middle Ages, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Henry Hallam
These were noted heretics and were persecuted by the Greek Church with fire and sword.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Slice 1" by Various
My errand was to try and hunt up the Russo-Greek church, and see something of it.
"A Flight in Spring" by J. Harris Knowles
These in the Greek Church were provided not to hold altars but for ceremonial purposes.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3" by Various
Church, Greek and Latin, i.
"History of the Intellectual Development of Europe, Volume II (of 2)" by John William Draper
The Greek Church excluded them from the canon in 360 at the Council of Laodicea.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 2" by Various
A word regarding the Greek church belongs here.
"Is Polite Society Polite?" by Julia Ward Howe
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In news:

Members of a Greek Orthodox church that was leveled in the World Trade Center collapse are feeling frustrated and forgotten amid the national hubbub about a Ground Zero mosque.
Anargyroi Greek Orthodox Church in Marlborough.
ROCKFORD — Saints Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church, 108 N Fifth St, Rockford, will host its Christmas Bake Sale & Bazaar from 3 to 7 pm Friday and from 10 am to 5 pm Saturday.
Former Gov Pataki, George Demos : We Must Rebuild Greek Orthodox Church At Ground Zero: Updated.
The Ladies Hellenic Church Guild and the women of Holy Cross Greek Orthodox Church are already taking orders for their Easter Bake Sale, from 9 am to "sold out" April 7 at the church, 3804 Seymour Road.
The All Saints Greek Orthodox Church American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association held a Thanksgiving dinner for the children of the Weirton Christian Center and Dunbar Recreation Center Tuesday.
Tax-deductible donations to help the Marchese family can be made by writing a check to The Greek Orthodox Church of the Hamptons with the memo line " Joe Marchese.".
Joe Marchese, c/o Greek Orthodox Church of the Hamptons, 111 Saint Andrews Road, Southampton, NY 11968.
Members of a Greek Orthodox church that was leveled in the World Trade Center collapse are feeling frustrated and forgotten amid the national hubbub about a Ground Zero mosque .
Barbara's Greek orthodox Church in Toms River will Host their "Spring Carnival" In June.
His church is known as the Greek Orthodox Church of the Antioch.
DAVIDSON – St Luke Greek Orthodox Church is inviting the community to its fifth annual church gala, dinner and dance Oct 8 in the Vail Commons building at Davidson College.
Scenes from Greekfest at St George Greek Orthodox Church.
Scenes from Greekfest at Saint George Greek Orthodox Church on Kingston Pike Friday, Sept 28, 2012.
Iconography at St Andrew's Greek Orthodox Church restored.
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