A meeting or assembly of ecclesiastical persons concerning religion; being the same thing, in Greek, as convocation in Latin. There are four kinds: (1) A general or universal synod or council, where bishops of all nations meet; (2) a national synod of the clergy of one nation only; (3) a provincial synod, where ecclesiastical persous of a province only assemble, being now what is called the “convocation;” (4) a diocesan syn- od, of those of one diocese. See Com. v. Green. 4 Whart. (Pa.) 560; Groesbeeck v. Dunscomb, 41 How. Prac. (N. Y.) 344. A synod in Scotland is composed of three or more presbyteries. Wharton.
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