Aglipayan

noun
Ag·​li·​pay·​an | \ ˌa-glə-ˈpī-ən \
plural -s

Definition of Aglipayan

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a member of the independent church of the Philippines organized on a national Catholic basis in 1902

Aglipayan

adjective
Ag·​li·​pay·​an | \ ˌa-glə-ˈpī-ən \

Definition of Aglipayan (Entry 2 of 2)

: of or relating to Aglipayans

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First Known Use of Aglipayan

Noun

1903, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

1903, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Aglipayan

Noun

Gregorio Aglipay †1940 Philippine archbishop + English -an

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“Aglipayan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Aglipayan. Accessed 16 Jun. 2021.

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