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EtymologyEdit

autocephalous +‎ -y

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌɔːtəˈsɛfəli/

NounEdit

autocephaly (countable and uncountable, plural autocephalies)

  1. (Christianity) The condition where a church's leaders have severed ties to a larger body and thus no longer report to a higher authority.

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