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Russian Orthodox Church

noun
  1. the autocephalous Eastern Church in Russia: the branch of the Orthodox Church that constituted the established church in Russia until 1917.
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Also called Russian Church.
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Russian Orthodox Church

noun
  1. the national Church of Russia, constituting a branch of the Eastern Church presided over by the Patriarch of Moscow
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