Swe·den·borg(swēd′n-bôrg′, svād′n-bôr′ē), Emanuel 1688-1772.
Swedish scientist and theologian whose visions and writings inspired his followers to establish the Church of the New Jerusalem after his death.
Swe′den·bor′gi·an adj. & n.
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