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Sobor

[ suh-bawr ]
/ səˈbɔr /
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noun (sometimes lowercase)Eastern Church.

a council, synod, or convention.

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Origin of Sobor

<Russian sobór,Old Russian, OCS sŭborŭ council, meeting, equivalent to sŭ- together, with + -borŭ, noun derivative of brati to take (akin to bear1); calque of Greek synagōgḗ (see synagogue)
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Example sentences from the Web for Sobor

  • A vaulted corridor leads to an entrance from the square behind the Uspenski Sobor.

    The Story of Moscow|Wirt Gerrare
  • A large number of relics assigned to him are still preserved in the Uspenski Sobor and the sacristy of the Patriarchs.

    The Story of Moscow|Wirt Gerrare
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