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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Anglican  \An"gli*can\,  n. 
  1.  A  member  of  the  Church  of  England. 
 
  Whether  Catholics,  Anglicans,  or  Calvinists. 
  --Burke. 
 
  2.  In  a  restricted  sense  a  member  of  the  High  Church  party, 
  or  of  the  more  advanced  ritualistic  section,  in  the  Church 
  of  England. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Anglican  \An"gli*can\,  a.  [Angli  the  Angles,  a  Germanic  tribe  in 
  Lower  Germany.  Cf  {English}.] 
  1.  English;  of  or  pertaining  to  England  or  the  English 
  nation;  especially,  pertaining  to  or  connected  with  the 
  established  church  of  England;  as  the  Anglican  church, 
  doctrine,  orders  ritual,  etc 
 
  2.  Pertaining  to  characteristic  of  or  held  by  the  high 
  church  party  of  the  Church  of  England. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  Anglican 
  adj  :  (religion)  of  or  pertaining  to  or  characteristic  of  the 
  Anglican  church;  "an  Anglican  Bishop"  [syn:  {Anglican}] 
  n  :  a  Protestant  who  is  a  follower  of  Anglicanism  [syn:  {Anglican}] 
  [ant:  {Nonconformist}] 




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