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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: of or pertaining to or characteristic of the Anglican church; "an Anglican bishop" n
1: a Protestant who is a follower of Anglicanism [ant: Nonconformist, chapelgoer]

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: Medieval Latin anglicanus, from anglicus English, from Latin Angli Angles Date: 1635 1. of or relating to the established episcopal Church of England and churches of similar faith and order in communion with it 2. of or relating to England or the English nation Anglican noun Anglicanism noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. & n. --adj. of or relating to the Church of England or any Church in communion with it. --n. a member of an Anglican Church. Derivatives: Anglicanism n. Etymology: med.L Anglicanus (Magna Carta) f. Anglicus (Bede) f. Anglus ANGLE

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Anglican An"gli*can, n. 1. A member of the Church of England. Whether Catholics, Anglicans, or Calvinists. --Burke. 2. In a restricted sense, a member of the High Church party, or of the more advanced ritualistic section, in the Church of England.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Anglican An"gli*can, a. [Angli the Angles, a Germanic tribe in Lower Germany. Cf. English.] 1. English; of or pertaining to England or the English nation; especially, pertaining to, or connected with, the established church of England; as, the Anglican church, doctrine, orders, ritual, etc. 2. Pertaining to, characteristic of, or held by, the high church party of the Church of England.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(Anglicans) 1. Anglican means belonging or relating to the Church of England, or to the churches related to it. ...the Anglican Church. ...an Anglican priest. ADJ: usu ADJ n 2. An Anglican is a Christian who is a member of the Church of England, or of one of the churches related to it. N-COUNT

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

a. English (said of the Church).



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