Southern Baptist


Definition of Southern Baptist

: a member of a body of Baptist churches organized in 1845 in the southern U.S. as the Southern Baptist Convention

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First Known Use of Southern Baptist

1813, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Southern Baptist was in 1813

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“Southern Baptist.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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