Broad Church

adjective

: of or relating to a liberal party in the Anglican communion especially in the later 19th century

Word History

First Known Use

1853, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Broad Church was in 1853

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“Broad Church.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Broad%20Church. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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