[ biz-uhn-tee-niz-uhm, -tahy-, bahy-zuhn-, bih-zan-tuh- ]
/ ˈbɪz ən tiˌnɪz əm, -taɪ-, ˈbaɪ zən-, bɪˈzæn tə- /
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noun Eastern Church.
caesaropapism, especially before the Great Schism of 1054.
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In France since that date, liberalism, anarchy, and Byzantinism have held alternate sway.