1 the division of a group into opposing factions
3 division within or separation from an established Church, esp. the Roman Catholic Church, not necessarily involving differences in doctrine (C14: from Church Latin schisma, from Greek skhisma a cleft, from skhizein to split)
1 the breach between the Eastern and Western churches, usually dated from 1054
2 the division within the Roman Catholic Church from 1378 to 1429, during which rival popes reigned at Rome and Avignon
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breach, break, discord, disunion, division, rift, rupture, separation, splintering, split
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