Meaning of Lateran Council

La'teran Coun'cil

Pronunciation: [key]
— Rom. Cath. Ch. Rom. Cath. Ch.
  1. any of the five ecumenical councils (1123, 1139, 1179, 1215, 1512–17) held in the Lateran Palace.
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