Definitions for ecclesiaɪˈkli ʒi ə, -zi ə; -ʒiˌi, -ziˌi

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ec•cle•si•aɪˈkli ʒi ə, -zi ə; -ʒiˌi, -ziˌi(n.)(pl.)-si•ae

  1. an assembly, esp. the popular assembly of ancient Athens.

    Category: Ancient History

  2. a congregation; church.

    Category: Religion

Origin of ecclesia:

1570–80; < L < Gk ekklēsía assembly


  1. ecclesia(Noun)

    The public legislative assembly of the Athenians.

  2. ecclesia(Noun)

    A church, either as a body or as a building.

  3. ecclesia(Noun)

    The congregation, the group of believers, symbolic body or building.

  4. Origin: From ecclesia

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ecclesia(noun)

    the public legislative assembly of the Athenians

  2. Ecclesia(noun)

    a church, either as a body or as a building


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