- an ancient city in NW Asia Minor, on the Bosporus, opposite Byzantium.
- Council of, the ecumenical council held there in a.d. 451.
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Examples from the Web for chalcedon
Having so arranged these matters, Pharnabazus proceeded at once to the rescue of Chalcedon.Hellenica
Vows had been imposed on monks by the council of Chalcedon .
No doubt these, too, are offending the champions of the Council of Chalcedon.The Inside of the Cup, Complete
The ministers of death were despatched to Chalcedon (by Phocas).Ruins of Ancient Cities (Vol. I of II)
This mountain was nearer to Chalcedon than that on which he had before resided.The Lives of the Saints, Volume II (of 16): February