Pronunciation: (sē"nä-ksä'rē-ôn; Eng. sin"ak-sâr'ē-on"), [key]
—pl. sy•na•xa•ri•aPronunciation: (sē"nä-ksä'rē-ä; Eng. sin"ak-sâr'ē-u). [key] Gk. Orth. Ch.
1. a summary of the life of a saint or of the particulars of a feast, read at the orthros.
2. a book containing such summaries.
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