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Mormon

[mawr-muh n] /ˈmɔr mən/
noun
1.
the popular name given to a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
2.
See under Book of Mormon.
Related forms
Mormonism, noun
non-Mormon, noun, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for mormonism

Mormon

/ˈmɔːmən/
noun
1.
a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, founded in 1830 at La Fayette, New York, by Joseph Smith
2.
a prophet whose supposed revelations were recorded by Joseph Smith in the Book of Mormon
adjective
3.
of or relating to the Mormons, their Church, or their beliefs
Derived Forms
Mormonism, noun
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Word Origin and History for mormonism
Mormon
1830, coined by religion founder Joseph Smith (1805-1844) in Seneca County, N.Y., in allusion to Mormon, supposed prophet and author of "The Book of Mormon," explained by Smith as meaning more mon, from Eng. more + Egyptian mon "good."
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