concordat definition by Webster's New World
- a compact; formal agreement; covenant
- an agreement between a pope and a government concerning the regulation of church affairs
Origin: French ; from Midieval Latin concordatum, agreement ; from Classical Latin concordatus, past participle of concordare: see concordance
concordat definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- A formal agreement; a compact.
- Roman Catholic Church An agreement between the pope and a government for the regulation of church affairs.
Origin: French, from Medieval Latin concordātum, from neuter past participle of Latin concordāre, to agree; see concordant.