The term '''''synaxis''''' ("gathering together"
in Greek; Slavonic , ''sobor'') may refer to any of the following:
*In general, any gathering of the faithful or [[clergy]] of the [[Orthodox Church]] for liturgical or administrative purposes, e.g., a [[synod]] or one of the divine services. *More specifically, a gathering to celebrate the [[Divine Liturgy]] on the day following a [[Classification of Feasts|major feast]] in honor of the [[saints]] involved in the primary celebration (e.g., on [[December 26]], the day following the [[Nativity|Nativity of Christ]] is the [[Synaxis of the Theotokos]]).
*In Slavonic, cathedrals are also known as sobors.