Ecclesia meaning

ĭ-klēzhē-ə, -zē-ə
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(biblical) The congregation, the group of believers, symbolic body or building.
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(historical) The public legislative assembly of the Athenians.
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Ecclesia is defined as a political assembly of citizens in The definition of ancient Greece, or the church members.

A group of ancient Greek politicians who came to Athens to debate is an example of an ecclesia.

The collective congregation of a church is an example of an ecclesia.

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The political assembly of citizens of an ancient Greek state.
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In ancient Greek states, a political assembly of citizens.
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(ecclesiastical) A church, either as a body or as a building.
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Origin of ecclesia

  • Latin ecclēsia from Greek ekklēsiā from ekkalein to summon forth ek- out ecto– kalein klē- to call kelə-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Latin ecclesia

    From Wiktionary