synod: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (sin'ud), [key]
— n.
  1. an assembly of ecclesiastics or other church delegates, convoked pursuant to the law of the church, for the discussion and decision of ecclesiastical affairs; ecclesiastical council.
  2. any council.
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