Protestant Episcopal Church

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Protestant Episcopal Church

(Anglicanism) the full title of the Episcopal Church

Epis′copal Church′

a church in the U.S. descended from the Church of England.
Also called Protestant Episcopal Church.
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Noun1.Protestant Episcopal Church - United States church that is in communication with the see of CanterburyProtestant Episcopal Church - United States church that is in communication with the see of Canterbury
Anglican Church, Anglican Communion, Church of England - the national church of England (and all other churches in other countries that share its beliefs); has its see in Canterbury and the sovereign as its temporal head
Episcopalian - a member of the Episcopal church
vicar - (Episcopal Church) a clergyman in charge of a chapel
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