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Definition of Presbyterian adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

Presbyterian

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adjective
BrE BrE//ˌprezbɪˈtɪəriən//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌprezbɪˈtɪrəriən//
 
 
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connected with the Presbyterian Church, a branch of the Christian Protestant Church that is the national Church of Scotland and one of the largest Churches in the US. It is governed by elders who are all equal in rank. a Presbyterian church/minister Culture The Presbyterian Church in Scotland has been the established Protestant Church since 1690. In England the United Reformed Church is a Presbyterian Church, and there are other Presbyterian Churches in the US, Ireland, Wales, Switzerland and elsewhere. compare Episcopal Church

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