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Gallican

[gal-i-kuh n] /ˈgæl ɪ kən/
adjective
1.
Gallic; French.
2.
Ecclesiastical.
  1. of or relating to the Roman Catholic Church in France.
  2. of or relating to a school or party of French Roman Catholics, before 1870, advocating the restriction of papal authority in favor of the authority of general councils, the bishops, and temporal rulers.
Origin
1590-1600
1590-1600; < Latin Gallicānus belonging to Gallia, Gallican, equivalent to Gallic- Gallic + -ānus -an
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Gallican

/ˈɡælɪkən/
adjective
1.
of or relating to Gallicanism
noun
2.
an upholder of Gallicanism
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