the native Christian church in Egypt, governed by a patriarch and characterized by an adherence to Monophysitism and the use of the Coptic language in its liturgy.
Origin of Coptic Church
First recorded in 1840–50
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British Dictionary definitions for coptic church
the ancient Christian Church of Egypt
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