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synod an assembly of the clergy of a particular Church, nation, province, or diocese, sometimes with representatives of the laity, duly convened for discussing and deciding ecclesiastical affairs. The term is recorded from late Middle English, and comes via late Latin from Greek sunodos ‘meeting’.

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syn·od / ˈsinəd/ • n. 1. an assembly of the clergy and sometimes also the laity in a diocese or other division of a particular church. 2. a Presbyterian ecclesiastical court above the presbyteries and subject to the General Assembly.

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Synod

an assembly of the clergy; of ministers or elders.

Examples : synod of greedy caterpillars, 1580; of cooks, 1763; of peers, 1849; of prelates; of all sweets, 1649.

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synod XIV. — late L. synodus — Gr. súnodos meeting, f. SYN- + hodós way, travel.
So synodal XV. — late L.; see -AL1.

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Synod

Synod (Gk.). A Christian church gathering for doctrinal and administrative purposes, constituted in many different ways in the different churches.

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