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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A council convened to discuss ecclesiastical business.

Usage examples (27)
  • The purpose of the synod is to reflect on the present and future of the faithful and the populations in the Middle East.
  • The opening Act the synod was the profession of faith.
  • The meeting of 253 bishops, known as a synod of bishops, will run from Monday to Oct. 26.
  • Among the thorny issues that bishops might raise at the synod is the Vatican's ban on condom use. for more
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