Definition of Great Schism in English:

Great Schism

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  • 1The breach between the Eastern and the Western Churches, traditionally dated to 1054 and becoming final in 1472.
  • 2The period 1378–1417, when the Western Church was divided by the creation of antipopes.

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Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody