Doukhobor

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Dou·kho·bor

 (do͞o′kə-bôr′)
n.
Variant of Dukhobor.

Doukhobor

(ˈduːkəʊˌbɔː) or

Dukhobor

n
(Christian Churches, other) a member of a Russian sect of Christians that originated in the 18th century. In the late 19th century a large minority emigrated to W Canada, where most Doukhobors now live
[from Russian dukhoborcy spirit wrestler, from dukh spirit + borcy wrestler]

Dou•kho•bor

or Du•kho•bor

(ˈdu koʊˌbɔr)

n.
a member of a religious sect originating in Russia in the 18th century, believing in the supreme authority of the inner voice, rejecting the establishment of churches, and opposing civil authority.
[1875–80; < Russian dukhobór, dukhobórets, Old Russian dukhoborĭtsĭ literally, one who fights against the Holy Ghost (compare Russian dukh spirit, boréts wrestler)]
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