Jehovah's Witness

noun

Definition of Jehovah's Witness

: a member of a group that witness by distributing literature and by personal evangelism to beliefs in the theocratic rule of God, the sinfulness of organized religions and governments, and an imminent millennium

First Known Use of Jehovah's Witness

1931, in the meaning defined above

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“Jehovah's Witness.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Jehovah%27s%20Witness. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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