Tractarianism

noun
Trac·​tar·​i·​an·​ism | \ trak-ˈter-ē-ə-ˌni-zəm How to pronounce Tractarianism (audio) \

Definition of Tractarianism

: a system of High Church principles set forth in a series of tracts at Oxford (1833–41)

First Known Use of Tractarianism

1840, in the meaning defined above

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“Tractarianism.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Tractarianism. Accessed 28 January 2020.

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