œcumenic

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See also: oecumenic

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œcumenic (not comparable)

  1. Archaic form of ecumenic.[1]
    • 1835, Isaac Taylor, Spiritual despotism, second edition, chapter VI, page 263 (Holdsworth and Ball)
      [] that great economy of provincial government and of œcumenic relationship []
    • 1905, Emil Reich, Select Documents Illustrating Mediaeval and Modern History, page 130
      The first œcumenic council accordingly met at Nicæa, the Emperor’s summer dwelling-place in Bithynia.
    • 1992, Jules Michelet and G. H. Smith, History of France from the earliest period to the present time, page 106 (D. Appleton & Co.)
      If ever general council was œcumenic, it was this of Constance.

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  1. 1.0 1.1 ecumenic, œcumenic, a.” listed in the Oxford English Dictionary, second edition (1989)

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