Jehovah's Witnesses

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Jeho′vah's Wit′nesses


n.
a Christian sect, founded in the late 19th century, that believes in the imminent destruction of the world's wickedness and the establishment of a theocracy under God's rule.
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Noun1.Jehovah's Witnesses - Protestant denomination founded in the United States by Charles Taze Russell in 1884
Protestant denomination - group of Protestant congregations
Jehovah's Witness - believer in imminent approach of the millennium; practitioner of active evangelism
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The police rounded up and arrested close to one thousand young Jehovah Witness men and women who were offering their leaflets on the street corners.
Out of the Cocoon: A Young Woman's Courageous Flight from the Grip of a Religious Cult" by Brenda Lee is a memoir chronicling the author's escape from the binding hold that the Jehovah Witness religion had on her family and life and the consequences that met her afterward.
As a government, with its own constitution, and law, the Jehovah Witness churches in the state will remain suspended until consultations are made across South Sudan and the rest of the world" Bakosoro announced.