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Greek Catholic

a member of the Greek Orthodox Church.
a Uniat belonging to a church observing the Greek rite.
Origin of Greek Catholic
First recorded in 1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The great bulk of the new immigration is Roman or Greek Catholic.

    Aliens or Americans? Howard B. Grose
  • That it must have entered with or at least followed closely in the wake of the Greek Catholic Church is undeniable.

    The Land of Tomorrow William B Stephenson, Jr.
  • There are also a Greek Catholic church and a flourishing Protestant congregation.

    On the Trail of The Immigrant Edward A. Steiner
  • At a mission further up the river a Russian priest of the Greek Catholic church had gotten on board.

    Through the Yukon Gold Diggings Josiah Edward Spurr
  • The clock in the Greek Catholic church across the way told Johnny how long they had fought.

    Triple Spies Roy J. Snell
  • They even exchanged crowns after the fashion of the Greek Catholic ritual.

    The Blood Red Dawn Charles Caldwell Dobie
British Dictionary definitions for Greek Catholic

Greek Catholic

a member of an Eastern Church in communion with the Greek patriarchal see of Constantinople
a member of one of the Uniat Greek Churches, which acknowledge the Pope's authority while retaining their own institutions, discipline, and liturgy
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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