Episcopalian


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E·pis·co·pa·lian

 (ĭ-pĭs′kə-pā′lē-ən, -pāl′yən)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or belonging to the Episcopal Church.
2. episcopalian Of or advocating church government by bishops.

E·pis′co·pa′lian n.
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episcopalian

(ɪˌpɪskəˈpeɪlɪən)
adj
(Ecclesiastical Terms) practising or advocating the principle of Church government by bishops
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) an advocate of such Church government
eˌpiscoˈpalianˌism n

Episcopalian

(ɪˌpɪskəˈpeɪlɪən)
adj
(Ecclesiastical Terms) belonging to or denoting the Episcopal Church
n
(Ecclesiastical Terms) a member or adherent of this Church
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E•pis•co•pa•lian

(ɪˌpɪs kəˈpeɪl yən, -ˈpeɪ li ən)

adj.
1. pertaining or adhering to the Episcopal Church; Episcopal.
2. (l.c.) pertaining or adhering to the episcopal form of church government.
n.
3. a member of the Episcopal Church.
4. (l.c.) an adherent of episcopal church government.
[1680–90]
E•pis`co•pa′lian•ism, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Episcopalian - a member of the Episcopal church
Protestant Episcopal Church, Episcopal Church - United States church that is in communication with the see of Canterbury
Protestant - an adherent of Protestantism
Adj.1.Episcopalian - of or pertaining to or characteristic of the Episcopal church; "the Episcopal hierarchy"; "married by an Episcopalian minister"
faith, religion, religious belief - a strong belief in a supernatural power or powers that control human destiny; "he lost his faith but not his morality"
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Translations
épiscopalépiscopalien

episcopalian

[ɪˌpɪskəˈpeɪlɪən]
A. ADJepiscopalista
B. N Episcopalianepiscopalista mf
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Episcopalian

[ɪˌpɪskəˈpeɪliən]
adjépiscopalien(ne)
n (= church member) → membre mf de l'Église épiscopalienne
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episcopalian

n EpiscopalianMitglied ntder Episkopalkirche, Episkopale(r) mf (form); the Episcopaliansdie Episkopalkirche
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Episcopalian

[ɪˌpɪskəˈpeɪlɪən] adj & nepiscopaliano/a
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References in classic literature ?
The mother of Elizabeth was an Episcopalian, as indeed, was the mother of the Judge himself; and the good taste of Marmaduke revolted at the familiar colloquies which the leaders of the conferences held with the Deity, in their nightly meetings.
Others were Catholics, Methodists, Episcopalians, seeking evidences indorsing their several creeds, and a Catholic, a Methodist, an Episcopalian Palestine.
Lucille and I were married by a most respectable Episcopalian clergyman.
The ceremony was to be solemnized according to the Episcopalian forms, and in open church, with a degree of publicity that attracted many spectators, who occupied the front seats of the galleries, and the pews near the altar and along the broad aisle.
As was the custom in old-fashioned Episcopalian New York, she usually accompanied her parents to church on Sunday afternoons; but Mrs.
Denial of this momentous doctrine is the hardest challenge that is now flung into the teeth of the Episcopalian church by the Neo-Dictionarians.
"I was raised Catholic, became Episcopalian & found out later my family was Jewish.
Lay Episcopalian Peter Angelica said that he's "learned a lot about how to listen--not so much listening to people but listening with people to see...
Brent Was during a streetside Ash Wednesday gathering of local Episcopalian clergy and lay people who offered the rite to passers-by at the Lane Transit District plaza downtown.
Apparently the councilwoman, who often appears confused, is laboring under the misapprehension that some false friend of hers informed us that she had abandoned Catholicism in favor of Episcopalian faith.
Scott Hurd, another former Episcopalian priest and currently pastor of an Anglican use Catholic parish in the Washington archdiocese, has been named vicar general of the new ordi-nariate.
Nevada (US), May 14 (ANI): Prestigious Trinity College in Hartford (Connecticut, USA), whose earliest heritage was Episcopalian, now reportedly teaches from Vedas, Upanisads and Bhagavad-Gita in some of its courses.