intercommunion

[ in-ter-kuh-myoon-yuh n ]
/ ˌɪn tər kəˈmyun yən /
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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. intercolumniation,
  2. intercom,
  3. intercommon,
  4. intercommunicate,
  5. intercommunication system,
  6. intercommunity,
  7. intercompany,
  8. interconfessional,
  9. interconnect,
  10. interconnectedness


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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