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Origin of Orthodoxy Sunday
First recorded in 1840–50
Feast of Orthodoxy
noun Eastern Church.
a solemn festival held on the first Sunday of Lent (Orthodoxy Sunday) commemorating the restoration of the use of icons in the church (a.d. 842) and the triumph over all heresies.
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