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Mor·mon

 (môr′mən) Mormon Church
n.
1. An ancient prophet believed to have compiled a sacred history of the Americas, which was translated and published by Joseph Smith as the Book of Mormon in 1830.
2. A member of the Mormon Church. Also called Latter-day Saint.
adj.
Of or relating to the Mormons, their religion, or the Mormon Church.

Mor′mon·ism n.
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Mormon

(ˈmɔːmən)
n
1. (Christian Churches, other) a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, founded in 1830 at La Fayette, New York, by Joseph Smith
2. (Christian Churches, other) a prophet whose supposed revelations were recorded by Joseph Smith in the Book of Mormon
adj
(Christian Churches, other) of or relating to the Mormons, their Church, or their beliefs
ˈMormonism n
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Mor•mon

(ˈmɔr mən)

n.
1. the popular name given to a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
2. See under Book of Mormon.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to the Mormons or their beliefs.
Mor′mon•ism, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Mormon - the ancient prophet whose writings were revealed to Joseph Smith who founded the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
2.Mormon - a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, Mormon Church, Mormons - church founded by Joseph Smith in 1830 with headquarters in Salt Lake City, Utah
Protestant - an adherent of Protestantism
Adj.1.Mormon - of or pertaining to or characteristic of the Mormon Church; "Mormon leaders"; "the former Mormon practice of polygamy"
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
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Mormon

[ˈmɔːmən]
A. ADJmormón
B. Nmormón/ona m/f
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Mormon

[ˈmɔːrmən]
adj [church, family] → mormon(e)
nmormon(e) m/f
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Mormon

adjmormonisch, Mormonen-; doctrineder Mormonen; Mormon churchMormonenkirche f
nMormone m, → Mormonin f
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Mormon

[ˈmɔːmən] n & adjmormone (m/f)
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References in classic literature ?
On leaving Omaha, it passes along the left bank of the Platte River as far as the junction of its northern branch, follows its southern branch, crosses the Laramie territory and the Wahsatch Mountains, turns the Great Salt Lake, and reaches Salt Lake City, the Mormon capital, plunges into the Tuilla Valley, across the American Desert, Cedar and Humboldt Mountains, the Sierra Nevada, and descends, via Sacramento, to the Pacific--its grade, even on the Rocky Mountains, never exceeding one hundred and twelve feet to the mile.
Between Omaha and the Pacific the railway crosses a territory which is still infested by Indians and wild beasts, and a large tract which the Mormons, after they were driven from Illinois in 1845, began to colonise.
The Danites, taking their name from the avenging angels of the Mormon mythology, sprang up in the mountains of the Great West and spread over the Pacific Coast from Panama to Alaska.
"If Ladd was a Mormon, I guess he could have every woman in North Riverboro that's a suitable age, accordin' to what my cousins say," remarked Mrs.
Several such clusters were praying, and in one the Mormon missionary was exhorting.
He looked and saw the Mormon church careering drunkenly a hundred feet away.
The prophet Adams--once an actor, then several other things, afterward a Mormon and a missionary, always an adventurer--remains at Jaffa with his handful of sorrowful subjects.
Brayne was an atheist or a Mormon or a Christian Scientist; but he was ready to pour money into any intellectual vessel, so long as it was an untried vessel.
"We are the Mormons," answered his companions with one voice.
Their escort did not halt, however, but pushed on, followed by a great crowd of Mormons, until they reached a waggon, which was conspicuous for its great size and for the gaudiness and smartness of its appearance.
Fuchs told me that the sunflowers were introduced into that country by the Mormons; that at the time of the persecution, when they left Missouri and struck out into the wilderness to find a place where they could worship God in their own way, the members of the first exploring party, crossing the plains to Utah, scattered sunflower seed as they went.
The Mormons hadn't got bad yet, and they were good to us."