Meaning of Eastern Church

East'ern Church'

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  1. any of the churches originating in countries formerly part of the Eastern Roman Empire, observing an Eastern rite and adhering to the Niceno-Constantinopolitan Creed; Byzantine Church.
  2. See(def. 2).
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