Origin of concordat
Examples from the Web for concordat
The pretext for this prohibition was, that the Concordat should absolutely be finished the next day.
By the minute of August 10, 1840, the Committee of Council concluded what came to be known as the concordat with the church.
This concordat, however, was not received as law of the Empire.
The plan of the Concordat had met with unanimous opposition.
He deprecated any idea of violating the Concordat or of wishing to break with the Vatican.The War Upon Religion|Rev. Francis A. Cunningham
British Dictionary definitions for concordat
Word Origin for concordat
Word Origin and History for concordat
"agreement between church and state on a mutual matter," 1610s, from French concordat (16c.), from Medieval Latin concordatum, noun use of Latin concordatum, neuter past participle of concordare "to agree," from concors (genitive concordis) "of one mind" (see concord).