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 (mĭk-fûr′sən), Aimee Semple 1890-1944.
Canadian-born American evangelist who founded the International Church of the Foursquare Gospel (1927) and was known for her flamboyant preaching and extravagant religious services.


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(məkˈfɜr sən, -ˈfɪər-)

Aimee Semple, 1890–1944, U.S. evangelist, born in Canada.
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Noun1.McPherson - United States evangelist (born in Canada) noted for her extravagant religious services (1890-1944)
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