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Greek Orthodox Church, the

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishGreek Orthodox Church, thethe Greek Orthodox ChurchˌGreek Orthodox ˈChurch, the  the main group of Christian churches in Eastern Europe and southwest Asia, which was formed in the 11th century by separating from the Catholic Church. The Russian Orthodox Church, the main Christian group in Russia, is closely related. The orthodox church is known for its very complicated religious ceremonies in which the words are mostly sung rather than spoken. see also Orthodox Church, theGreek Orthodox adjective a Greek Orthodox priest
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