Episcopalian


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E·pis·co·pa·lian

 (ĭ-pĭs′kə-pā′lē-ən, -pāl′yən)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or belonging to the Episcopal Church.
2. episcopalian Of or advocating church government by bishops.

E·pis′co·pa′lian n.

episcopalian

(ɪˌpɪskəˈpeɪlɪən)
adj
(Ecclesiastical Terms) practising or advocating the principle of Church government by bishops
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) an advocate of such Church government
eˌpiscoˈpalianˌism n

Episcopalian

(ɪˌpɪskəˈpeɪlɪən)
adj
(Ecclesiastical Terms) belonging to or denoting the Episcopal Church
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) a member or adherent of this Church

E•pis•co•pa•lian

(ɪˌpɪs kəˈpeɪl yən, -ˈpeɪ li ən)

adj.
1. pertaining or adhering to the Episcopal Church; Episcopal.
2. (l.c.) pertaining or adhering to the episcopal form of church government.
n.
3. a member of the Episcopal Church.
4. (l.c.) an adherent of episcopal church government.
[1680–90]
E•pis`co•pa′lian•ism, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Episcopalian - a member of the Episcopal church
Protestant Episcopal Church, Episcopal Church - United States church that is in communication with the see of Canterbury
Protestant - an adherent of Protestantism
Adj.1.Episcopalian - of or pertaining to or characteristic of the Episcopal church; "the Episcopal hierarchy"; "married by an Episcopalian minister"
faith, religion, religious belief - a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; "he lost his faith but not his morality"
Translations
épiscopalépiscopalien

episcopalian

[ɪˌpɪskəˈpeɪlɪən]
A. ADJepiscopalista
B. N Episcopalianepiscopalista mf

Episcopalian

[ɪˌpɪskəˈpeɪliən]
adjépiscopalien(ne)
n (= church member) → membre mf de l'Église épiscopalienne

episcopalian

n EpiscopalianMitglied ntder Episkopalkirche, Episkopale(r) mf (form); the Episcopaliansdie Episkopalkirche

Episcopalian

[ɪˌpɪskəˈpeɪlɪən] adj & nepiscopaliano/a
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