Chal·ce·don (kălsĭ-dŏn′, kăl-sēdn)
An ancient Greek city of northwest Asia Minor on the Bosporus near present-day Istanbul. An important Christian ecclesiastical center, it was the site of an important ecumenical council (AD 451), which met to resolve questions concerning the nature of the Incarnation.
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