Augustana Lutheran

noun
Au·​gus·​tana Lutheran | \ ˈȯgəˌstanə- \

Definition of Augustana Lutheran

: a member of the Augustana Evangelical Lutheran Church organized chiefly by Swedish immigrants in the midwestern U.S. in 1860

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History and Etymology for Augustana Lutheran

New Latin Augustana (in Confessio Augustana Augsburg Confession, famous Lutheran document of 1530), from Medieval Latin, feminine of Augustanus of Augsburg

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“Augustana Lutheran.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Augustana%20Lutheran. Accessed 25 May. 2020.

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