World English Dictionary
Adullamite (əˈdʌləˌmaɪt)
a person who has withdrawn from a political group and joined with a few others to form a dissident group
[C19: originally applied to members of the British House of Commons who withdrew from the Liberal party (1866); alluding to the cave of Adullam in the Bible, to which David and others fled (1 Samuel 22: 1--2)]

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Bible Dictionary

Adullamite definition

an inhabitant of the city of Adullam (Gen. 38:1, 12, 20).

Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary
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