variants or less commonly Ronsdorfian
plural -s
: one of a small sect of 18th century German millenarians

called also Zionite

Word History


Ronsdorfer from German, from Ronsdorfer, adjective, of Ronsdorf, from Ronsdorf, city (now part of Wuppertal) in northern Germany where the sect was founded; Ronsdorfian from Ronsdorf + English -ian

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“Ronsdorfer.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

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