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concordat


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Concordat  \Con*cor"dat\,  n.  [F.  concordat,  L.  concordato,  prop. 
  p.  p.  of  concordare  See  {Concord}.] 
  1.  A  compact,  covenant,  or  agreement  concerning  anything 
 
  2.  An  agreement  made  between  the  pope  and  a  sovereign  or 
  government  for  the  regulation  of  ecclesiastical  matters 
  with  which  both  are  concerned;  as  the  concordat  between 
  Pope  Pius  VII  and  Bonaparte  in  1801.  --Hook. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  concordat 
  n  :  a  signed  written  agreement  between  two  or  more  parties 
  (nations)  to  perform  some  action  [syn:  {covenant},  {compact}] 




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