a period of division in the Roman Catholic Church, 1378–1417, over papal succession, during which there were two, or sometimes three, claimants to the papal office.
the breach between the Eastern and Western churches, usually dated from 1054
the division within the Roman Catholic Church from 1378 to 1429, during which rival popes reigned at Rome and Avignon
noun 1. the principal seal of a government or state. 2. (initial capital letters) British. noun 1. (often capitals) the principal seal of a nation, sovereign, etc, used to authenticate signatures and documents of the highest importance
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noun 1. See under (def 1). [skyoo-uh] /ˈskyu ə/ noun 1. Also called bonxie. any of several large brown gull-like predatory birds of the genus Catharacta, related to , especially C. skua (great skua) of colder waters of both northern and southern seas. 2. British. (def 1). /ˈskjuːə/ noun 1. any predatory gull-like bird of […]
noun 1. a lake in NW Canada, in the Northwest Territories. 11,172 sq. mi. (28,935 sq. km). noun 1. a lake in NW Canada, in the Northwest Territories: drained by the Mackenzie River into the Arctic Ocean. Area: 28 440 sq km (10 980 sq miles)