Church of England

noun phrase

: the established episcopal church of England

Examples of Church of England in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The recipients are selected from various Church of England dioceses across the country, plus Anglican and Ecumenical partners across the U.K. Following tradition, beneficiaries received two purses. Janine Henni, Peoplemag, 6 Apr. 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1534, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Church of England was in 1534

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“Church of England.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Church%20of%20England. Accessed 3 Dec. 2023.

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