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- The outer clerical garb worn by clergy in the Greek Orthodox Church, corresponding to the alb in catholic churches.
1972, Robert Silverberg, “Thomas the Proclaimer”, in Sailing to Byzantium, Agberg Ltd., published September 2000, page 232:
1998, Encyclopaedia Britannica CD 98 Multimedia Edition:
- The sticharion, which is held by the zone, or girdle, corresponds to the alb.