Jehovah's Witnesses

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Jeho′vah's Wit′nesses

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 Philippine Embassy in Moscow issued an advisory to the Filipino Community in Russia regarding the conclusion of the Supreme Court hearing on the status of Jehovas Witnesses in Russia.
Filipino members of the Jehovas Witnesses in Russia were advised to take extra precaution and comply with Russian laws regarding religion.
I almost corpsed laughing this year when I even overheard a Big Issue salesman say to one performer "Eh, I've already got one mate" and I'm sure I saw a couple of Jehovas Witnesses awkwardly edging away from another pleading, "No really, I'd love to stand and talk but must get going.