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CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does Church of the Brethren mean? 

CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN (noun)
  The noun CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN has 1 sense:

1. a Baptist denomination founded in 1708 by Americans of German descent; opposed to military service and taking legal oaths; practiced trine immersion

  Familiarity information: CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN used as a noun is very rare.


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CHURCH OF THE BRETHREN (noun)


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Meaning:

A Baptist denomination founded in 1708 by Americans of German descent; opposed to military service and taking legal oaths; practiced trine immersion

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

Church of the Brethren; Dippers; Dunkers

Hypernyms ("Church of the Brethren" is a kind of...):

Baptist denomination (group of Baptist congregations)

Meronyms (members of "Church of the Brethren"):

Dunkard; Dunker; Tunker (an adherent of Baptistic doctrines (who practice baptism by immersion))


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