African Methodist Episcopal

adjective

: of, relating to, or being a Methodist church organized by African-Americans in 1816
abbreviation AME

Word History

First Known Use

1823, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of African Methodist Episcopal was in 1823

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“African Methodist Episcopal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/African%20Methodist%20Episcopal. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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