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Anglo-Catholic

[ang-gloh-kath-uh-lik, -kath-lik] /ˈæŋ gloʊˈkæθ ə lɪk, -ˈkæθ lɪk/
noun
1.
an adherent of Anglo-Catholicism.
2.
a member of the Church of England, as distinguished from a Roman Catholic or member of the Greek or Russian Orthodox churches.
adjective
3.
of or pertaining to Anglo-Catholicism or Anglo-Catholics.
Origin
1830-1840
1830-40
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British Dictionary definitions for Anglo-Catholic

Anglo-Catholic

adjective
1.
of or relating to a group within the Church of England or the Anglican Communion that emphasizes the Catholic elements in its teaching and practice
noun
2.
a member of this group
Derived Forms
Anglo-Catholicism, noun
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