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Lambeth Conference

a convention of the bishops of the Anglican communion, held about every 10 years at Lambeth Palace to confer but not to define doctrine or to legislate on ecclesiastical matters.
Origin of Lambeth Conference
First recorded in 1865-70 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Another fatal mistake was made by the Lambeth Conference, in its insistence on re-ordination.

    Painted Windows Harold Begbie
  • The bishops just quoted add: "We rejoice indeed at this new mind of the Lambeth Conference."

    Our Lady Saint Mary J. G. H. Barry
  • The love envisaged by the Lambeth Conference is an invertebrate joyless thing—not worth the having.

British Dictionary definitions for Lambeth Conference

Lambeth Conference

the decennial conference of Anglican bishops, begun in 1867 See also Lambeth Quadrilateral
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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