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Gallicanism

[gal-i-kuh-niz-uh m] /ˈgæl ɪ kəˌnɪz əm/
noun
1.
the movement or body of doctrines, chiefly associated with the Gallican church, advocating the restriction of papal authority in certain matters.
Compare ultramontanism.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60; < French Gallicanisme. See Gallican, -ism
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Gallicanism

/ˈɡælɪkəˌnɪzəm/
noun
1.
a movement among French Roman Catholic clergy that favoured the restriction of papal control and greater autonomy for the French church Compare ultramontanism
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