Etymology
Advertisement

Chalcedon

city in Bithynia, opposite Constantinople, site of an important Church council (451),  from Phoenician, literally "new town." 

updated on October 29, 2017

Advertisement
Advertisement
Definitions of Chalcedon from WordNet

Chalcedon (n.)
a former town on the Bosporus (now part of Istanbul); site of the Council of Chalcedon;
Synonyms: Kadikoy
Chalcedon (n.)
the fourth ecumenical council in 451 which defined the two natures (human and divine) of Christ;
Synonyms: Council of Chalcedon
From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.