Ni"cene (?), a. [L. Nicaenus, fr. Nicaea Nice, Gr. .]

Of or pertaining to Nice, a town of Asia Minor, or to the ecumenial council held there A. D. 325.

Nicene Creed (), a summary of Christian faith, composed and adopted by the Council of Nice, against Arianism, A. D. 325, altered and confirmed by the Council of Constantinople, A. D. 381, and by subsequent councils.

 

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