Definition of Lambeth Conference in US English:

Lambeth Conference


  • An assembly of bishops from the Anglican Communion, usually held every ten years (since 1867) at Lambeth Palace and presided over by the Archbishop of Canterbury.

    • ‘Among these are the Archbishop of Canterbury, The Lambeth Conference, the Anglican Consultative Council, and the Meeting of the Primates.’
    • ‘For this, see Lambeth Conference Report, The Truth Shall Make You Free, Resolution 8.’
    • ‘Do we want some little committee of our little General Convention, or a Lambeth Conference, or a Pope?’


Lambeth Conference

/ˌlambəTH ˈkänf(ə)rəns/