American Baptist


Definition of American Baptist

: a member of a body of Baptist churches in northern and western U.S. which was organized in 1907 as the Northern Baptist Convention and renamed American Baptist Convention in 1950

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First Known Use of American Baptist

1805, in the meaning defined above

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“American Baptist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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