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Noun: Chalcedon  'kal-si,dón or 'kal-si-dun
  1. A former town on the Bosporus (now part of Istanbul); site of the Council of Chalcedon
    - Kadikoy
  2. The fourth ecumenical council in 451 which defined the two natures (human and divine) of Christ
    - Council of Chalcedon

Type of: ecumenical council, town

Part of: Constantinople, Istanbul, Stamboul, Stambul

Encyclopedia: Chalcedon, Council of