Episcopal Church


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Episcopal Church

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

n
(Anglicanism) an autonomous branch of the Anglican Communion in Scotland and the US
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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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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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Episcopal Church

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A small and humble dwelling was prepared for his family, and the divine had made his appearance in the place but a few days previously to the time of his introduction to the reader, As his forms were entirely new to most of the inhabitants, and a clergyman of another denomination had previously occupied the field, by engaging the academy, the first Sunday after his arrival was allowed to pass in silence; but now that his rival had passed on, like a meteor filling the air with the light of his wisdom, Richard was empowered to give notice that “Public worship, after the forms of the Protestant Episcopal Church, would be held on the night before Christmas, in the long room of the academy in Templeton, by the Rev.
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