council of chalcedon

Chalcedon

[kal-si-don, kal-seed-n]
noun
1.
an ancient city in NW Asia Minor, on the Bosporus, opposite Byzantium.
2.
Council of, the ecumenical council held there in a.d. 451.

Chalcedonian [kal-si-doh-nee-uhn] , adjective, noun
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chalcedon

noun
1. a former town on the Bosporus (now part of Istanbul); site of the Council of Chalcedon 
2. the fourth ecumenical council in 451 which defined the two natures (human and divine) of Christ 
council of chalcedon

noun
the fourth ecumenical council in 451 which defined the two natures (human and divine) of Christ [syn: Chalcedon
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