Complete Definition of "autocephalous"

English

Etymology
From AGr. polytonic|αὐτοκέφαλος, from polytonic|αὐτο- ‘auto-’ + polytonic|κεφαλή ‘head’.

Pronunciation
IPA|/ɔːtə(ʊ)ˈsɛfələs/

Adjective
en-adj

  1. context|of a church or bishop Self-governing, autonomous; independent of episcopal jurisdiction.

vi:autocephalous

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