the Christian church comprising the local and national Eastern churches that are in communion with the ecumenical patriarch of Constantinople; Byzantine Church.
(originally) the Christian church of those countries formerly comprising the Eastern Roman Empire and of countries evangelized from it; Greek Orthodox Church.
Also called Byzantine Church, Eastern Orthodox Church, Greek Orthodox Church. the collective body of those Eastern Churches that were separated from the western Church in the 11th century and are in communion with the Greek patriarch of Constantinople
any of these Churches
- Orthodox christianity
The form of Christianity maintained by the Eastern Orthodox Church. Orthodox means “correct in teaching”; Orthodox Christians consider the Roman Catholic Church and the Protestant churches to be incorrect in some teachings, including the relations between the persons of the Trinity.
noun 1. a Jew who adheres faithfully to the principles and practices of traditional Judaism as evidenced chiefly by a devotion to and study of the Torah, daily synagogue attendance if possible, and strict observance of the Sabbath, religious festivals, holy days, and the dietary laws.
noun 1. Judaism as observed by Orthodox Jews. noun 1. the form of Judaism characterized by allegiance to the traditional interpretation and to strict observance of the Mosaic Law as interpreted in the Talmud, etc, and regarded as divinely revealed Compare Conservative Judaism, Reform Judaism The branch of Judaism that insists on the keeping of […]
noun, Physiology. 1. dreamless sleep, characterized by a slow alpha rhythm of brain waves and no marked physiological changes. orthodox sleep or·tho·dox sleep (ôr’thə-dŏks’) n. Sleep characterized by a slow alpha rhythm and the absence of REM.