Episcopalian

noun
Epis·​co·​pa·​lian | \ i-ˌpi-skə-ˈpāl-yən How to pronounce Episcopalian (audio) \

Definition of Episcopalian

1 : an adherent of the episcopal form of church government
2 : a member of an episcopal church (such as the Protestant Episcopal Church)

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Episcopalian adjective
Episcopalianism \ i-​ˌpi-​skə-​ˈpāl-​yə-​ˌni-​zəm How to pronounce Episcopalian (audio) \ noun

Examples of Episcopalian in a Sentence

She was raised as an Episcopalian.

First Known Use of Episcopalian

1659, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of Episcopalian was in 1659

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“Episcopalian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Episcopalian. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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Episcopalian

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English Language Learners Definition of Episcopalian

: a member of either the Protestant Episcopal Church in the U.S. or the Episcopal Church in Scotland

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