ortho doxy sunday

Orthodoxy Sunday

noun
See under Feast of Orthodoxy.

Origin:
1840–50

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Feast of Orthodoxy

noun Eastern Church.
a solemn festival held on the first Sunday of Lent (Orthodoxy Sunday) commemorating the restoration of the use of icons in the church (a.d. 842) and the triumph over all heresies.
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