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Episcopal Church

n.
The church in the United States that is in communion with the Church of England.

Episcopal Church

n
(Anglicanism) an autonomous branch of the Anglican Communion in Scotland and the US

Epis′copal Church′


n.
a church in the U.S. descended from the Church of England.
Also called Protestant Episcopal Church.
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Noun1.Episcopal Church - an autonomous branch of the Anglican Communion in Scotland
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
Scotland - one of the four countries that make up the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; located on the northern part of the island of Great Britain; famous for bagpipes and plaids and kilts
2.Episcopal Church - United States church that is in communication with the see of CanterburyEpiscopal 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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