Russian Orthodox Church
- noun the national Church of Russia.
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Russian Orthodox Church — (ROC) Also known as the Moscow Patriarchate, the Russian Orthodox Church is the largest autocephalous or self governing Eastern Orthodox Church. With approximately 135 million followers, the ROC is second only to the Catholic Church in terms… … Historical Dictionary of the Russian Federation
Russian Orthodox Church — Russian Church Rus sian Church, Russian Orthodox Church Rus sian Or tho*dox Church The established church of the Russian empire up to the revolution of 1917, at which time the ruling Communist party tried to suppress all religious worship. The… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
Russian (Orthodox) Church — or Russian Church n. an autonomous branch of the Eastern Orthodox Church * * * … Universalium
Russian (Orthodox) Church — or Russian Church n. an autonomous branch of the Eastern Orthodox Church … English World dictionary
Russian Orthodox Church — ► NOUN ▪ the national Church of Russia … English terms dictionary
Russian Orthodox Church — This article is about the Russian Orthodox Church. For the Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia, see Russian Orthodox Church Outside Russia. Russian Orthodox Church (Patriarchate of Moscow) Church of Christ the Saviour in … Wikipedia
Russian Orthodox Church — the autocephalous Eastern Church in Russia: the branch of the Orthodox Church that constituted the established church in Russia until 1917. Also called Russian Church. * * * Eastern Orthodox church of Russia, its de facto national church. In 988… … Universalium
Russian Orthodox Church — Russian Or|tho|dox Church, the the main religious group of Russia. It is a Christian church that began in the 11th century by separating from the Catholic Church. The Orthodox Church has very complicated religious ceremonies in which the words… … Dictionary of contemporary English
Russian Orthodox Church — noun an independent church with its own Patriarch; until 1917 it was the established church or Russia • Hypernyms: ↑Orthodox Church, ↑Orthodox Catholic Church, ↑Eastern Orthodox Church, ↑Eastern Church, ↑Eastern Orthodox … Useful english dictionary
Russian Orthodox Church — Rus′sian Or′thodox Church′ n. rel the autocephalous Eastern Church in Russia: the branch of the Orthodox Church that constituted the established church in Russia until 1917. Also called Rus′sian Church′ … From formal English to slang
Russian Orthodox Church — noun Any of a number of organizations based primarily in Russia and affiliated with the Eastern Orthodox Church of Christianity … Wiktionary