What does an "amended" divorce decree mean?

Question Details: I got divorced about a year ago. I just received a letter in the mail from the court that says it's a divorce decree-amended. Included in the mail is a letter to update my address with the court. There is nothing else in it; all the details from the old decree are exactly the same except for the amended part. What does that mean? I'm confused.

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