Chalcedon

[ kal-si-don, kal-seed-n ]
/ ˈkæl sɪˌdɒn, kælˈsid n /
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noun

an ancient city in NW Asia Minor, on the Bosporus, opposite Byzantium.
Council of, the ecumenical council held there in a.d. 451.

Related formsChal·ce·do·ni·an [kal-si-doh-nee-uh n] /ˌkæl sɪˈdoʊ ni ən/, adjective, noun

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