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Sobor

[suh-bawr]
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noun (sometimes lowercase) Eastern Church.
  1. a council, synod, or convention.

Origin of Sobor

< Russian sobór, Old Russian, OCS sŭborŭ council, meeting, equivalent to sŭ- together, with + -borŭ, noun derivative of brati to take (akin to bear1); calque of Greek synagōgḗ (see synagogue)
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