An·​gli·​can | \ ˈaŋ-gli-kən How to pronounce Anglican (audio) \

Definition of Anglican

1 : of or relating to the established episcopal Church of England and churches of similar faith and order in communion with it
2 : of or relating to England or the English nation

Other Words from Anglican

Anglican noun
Anglicanism \ ˈaŋ-​gli-​kə-​ˌni-​zəm How to pronounce Anglicanism (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of Anglican

1598, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for Anglican

Medieval Latin anglicanus, from anglicus English, from Latin Angli Angles

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“Anglican.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jul. 2020.

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