the Reformation

Definition of the Reformation

  1. :  the 16th-century religious movement that led to the establishment of the Protestant churches

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  1. :  the act of reforming :  the state of being reformed

    :  a 16th century religious movement marked ultimately by rejection or modification of some Roman Catholic doctrine and practice and establishment of the Protestant churches


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