- 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 concord&amacron;tum, from neuter past participle of Latin concord&amacron;re, to agree; see concordant.