New Jerusalemite

noun
New Je·​ru·​sa·​lem·​ite | \-pronunciation at jerusalem +ˌīt \
plural New Jerusalemites

Definition of New Jerusalemite

: swedenborgian

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History and Etymology for New Jerusalemite

New Jerusalem (Church) church holding the doctrines taught by Emanuel Swedenborg †1772 Swedish philosopher and religious writer (from New Jerusalem + church) + English -ite

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“New Jerusalemite.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/New%20Jerusalemite. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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