free church

noun

Definition of free church

1 :a church whose sittings are for all and without charge
2 or Free Church :a church not established or under state control:
a Free Church , in Scotland :the church organized by those who left the Church of Scotland in 1843 to be free from state control in spiritual matters called also Free Kirk
b Free Church , in England :a nonconformist church

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free-church

adjective

Definition of free-church

:of or relating to a church that is not an established church
  • the American free-church system

free-churchly

adverb

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