Augustan confession


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(Eccl. Hist.) or confession of Augsburg, drawn up at Augusta Vindelicorum, or Augsburg, by Luther and Melanchthon, in 1530, contains the principles of the Protestants, and their reasons for separating from the Roman Catholic church.

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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.