Definition of synod noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈsɪnəd//
, also BrE//ˈsɪnɒd//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsɪnəd//
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an official meeting of Church members to discuss religious matters and make important decisions the General Synod of the Church of England Word Origin late Middle English: via late Latin from Greek sunodos ‘meeting’, from sun- ‘together’ + hodos ‘way’.
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