plural -s
: a member of the Christian Catholic Apostolic Church in Zion, a religious organization chiefly centered in Zion City near Chicago, Illinois, formed in 1896 by John Alexander Dowie and devoted originally to the practice of a religious communal life, faith healing, and abstinence

Word History


John A. Dowie †1907 Scottish religious leader in the U.S. + English -ite

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“Dowieite.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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