Episcopalian

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noun Epis·co·pa·lian \i-ˌpis-kə-ˈpāl-yən\

Definition of Episcopalian

  1. 1 :  an adherent of the episcopal form of church government

  2. 2 :  a member of an episcopal church (as the Protestant Episcopal Church)

Episcopalian

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Episcopalianism

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Examples of episcopalian in a sentence

  1. She was raised as an Episcopalian.

1690

First Known Use of episcopalian

1690


EPISCOPALIAN Defined for English Language Learners

Episcopalian

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noun Epis·co·pa·lian \i-ˌpis-kə-ˈpāl-yən\

Definition of Episcopalian for English Language Learners

  • : a member of either the Protestant Episcopal Church in the U.S. or the Episcopal Church in Scotland


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