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Synonyms of nicaea

Noun


1. Nicaea

usage: an ancient city in Bithynia; founded in the 4th century BC and flourished under the Romans; the Nicene Creed was adopted there in 325

2. Nicaea, Second Council of Nicaea, ecumenical council

usage: the seventh ecumenical council in 787 which refuted iconoclasm and regulated the veneration of holy images

3. Nicaea, First Council of Nicaea, ecumenical council

usage: the first ecumenical council in 325 which produced the wording of the Nicene Creed and condemned the heresy of Arianism

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