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SYNAXARION - (1) A brief biography of a saint read in the church on occasions of his feast day. (2) Book or books containing lives of the saints.  In such a reference, the Church pictures the lives of the saints, and the content of each of their feasts, from which the purpose of the feast is clearly shown.

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