Book of Mormon


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Book of Mormon

n.
One of the sacred books of the Mormon Church, published in 1830 by Joseph Smith and considered by Mormons to be a historic record of the migration of ancient Israelites to the Americas and their eventual encounter there with Jesus after his resurrection.

Book of Mormon

n
(Christian Churches, other) a sacred book of the Mormon Church, believed by Mormons to be a history of certain ancient peoples in America, written on golden tablets (now lost) and revealed by the prophet Mormon to Joseph Smith

Book′ of Mor′mon


n.
a sacred book of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, believed by members of the church to be an abridgment by a prophet (Mormon) of a record of certain ancient peoples in America, written on golden plates, and discovered and translated (1827–30) by Joseph Smith.
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Noun1.Book of Mormon - a sacred text revealed to Joseph Smith in 1830 by an ancient prophet Mormon; supposedly a record of ancient peoples of America translated by Joseph Smith
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Libro de Mormón
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