- a compact; formal agreement; covenant
- an agreement between a pope and a government concerning the regulation of church affairs
Origin of concordatFrench from Medieval Latin concordatum, agreement from Classical Latin concordatus, past participle of concordare: see concordance
- A formal agreement; a compact.
- An agreement between the pope and a sovereign government concerning the legal status of the Roman Catholic Church within that government's territory.
Origin of concordatFrench from Medieval Latin concordātum from neuter past participle of Latin concordāre to agree ; see concordant .