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church militant

noun, Theology.
those Christians on earth who are engaged in a continuous war against evil and the enemies of Christ.
Origin of church militant
1530-40 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • This mortar, probably they thought, threw the shell straighter than any of the other field-pieces of the church-militant.

    Robert Falconer George MacDonald

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