intercommunion

[ in-ter-kuh-myoon-yuhn ]
/ ˌɪn tər kəˈmyun yən /

noun

mutual communion, association, or relations.
Ecclesiastical. a communion service among members of different denominations.

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Origin of intercommunion

First recorded in 1755–65; inter- + communion
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British Dictionary definitions for intercommunion

intercommunion
/ (ˌɪntəkəˈmjuːnjən) /

noun

association between Churches, involving esp mutual reception of Holy Communion
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