a convention of the bishops of the Anglican communion, held about every 10 years at Lambeth Palace to confer but not to define doctrine or to legislate on ecclesiastical matters.
the decennial conference of Anglican bishops, begun in 1867 See also Lambeth Quadrilateral


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