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Chalcedon

[kal-si-don, kal-seed-n] /ˈkæl sɪˌdɒn, kælˈsid 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.
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Chalcedonian
[kal-si-doh-nee-uh n] /ˌkæl sɪˈdoʊ ni ən/ (Show IPA),
adjective, noun
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