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    melchite

    melchite - Dictionary definition and meaning for word melchite

    Definition
    (noun) an eastern Christian in Egypt or Syria who adheres to the Orthodox faith as defined by the council of Chalcedon in 451 and as accepted by the Byzantine emperor
    Synonyms : melkite
    Definition
    (noun) an Orthodox Christian or Uniate Christian belonging to the patriarchate of Alexandria or Antioch or Jerusalem
    Synonyms : melkite
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