Church Assembly

noun

: the Church of England body for the governance of the church consisting of a house of clergy and a house of laity which since 1919 have together had the power to pass measures relating to the church for submission to Parliament for approval or rejection

Word History

First Known Use

1919, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Church Assembly was in 1919

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“Church Assembly.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Church%20Assembly. Accessed 4 Feb. 2023.

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