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One having the same religion as another.
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(ˌkəʊrɪˈlɪdʒənɪst) or


(Theology) an adherent of the same religion as another
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(ˌkoʊ rɪˈlɪdʒ ə nɪst)

an adherent of the same religion as another.
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Noun1.coreligionist - someone having the same religion as another person
religious person - a person who manifests devotion to a deity
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