United Brethren

plural noun

Definition of United Brethren

1 : moravians
2 : Christians of several denominations descending from the United Brethren in Christ originating among Germans in the U.S. during the religious awakening of the late 18th century, formally organized in 1800, and resembling Methodism in doctrine and polity

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“United Brethren.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/United%20Brethren. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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