melkite melkite

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  1. (n) 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
  2. (n) an Orthodox Christian or Uniate Christian belonging to the patriarchate of Alexandria or Antioch or Jerusalem

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  • Syrian-born patriarch: 'Enough with the intervention'

    BEIRUIT (CNS) -- Syrian-born Melkite Catholic Patriarch Gregoire III Laham warned against armed intervention in his country, saying, "It has brought us to the tragedy we are now living in Syria."
    on August 28, 2013     Source: Catholic News Service

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/ˈtæn dʒə bəl /