council 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 
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