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Greek Catholic

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noun
  1. a member of the Greek Orthodox Church.
  2. a Uniat belonging to a church observing the Greek rite.
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Origin of Greek Catholic

First recorded in 1905–10
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  • It is the seat of a Greek-Catholic bishop, and possesses a beautiful cathedral built in the 18th century in late Gothic style.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 6

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British Dictionary definitions for greek catholic

Greek Catholic

noun
  1. a member of an Eastern Church in communion with the Greek patriarchal see of Constantinople
  2. a member of one of the Uniat Greek Churches, which acknowledge the Pope's authority while retaining their own institutions, discipline, and liturgy
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