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close communion

[ klohs ]
/ kloʊs /
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noun Ecclesiastical.
a communion service in which only members of the same denomination or the same church can participate.
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Origin of close communion

An Americanism dating back to 1815–25

OTHER WORDS FROM close communion

close commun·ion·ist, noun
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