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holy synod

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noun Eastern Church.
  1. the governing council of an autocephalous church, composed of bishops and presided over by the patriarch or another prelate.
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Origin of holy synod

First recorded in 1760–70
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holy synod

noun
  1. the governing body of any of the Orthodox Churches
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