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ROGER WILLIAMS

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ROGER WILLIAMS (noun)
  The noun ROGER WILLIAMS has 1 sense:

1. English clergyman and colonist who was expelled from Massachusetts for criticizing Puritanism; he founded Providence in 1636 and obtained a royal charter for Rhode Island in 1663 (1603-1683)

  Familiarity information: ROGER WILLIAMS used as a noun is very rare.


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ROGER WILLIAMS (noun)


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Meaning:

English clergyman and colonist who was expelled from Massachusetts for criticizing Puritanism; he founded Providence in 1636 and obtained a royal charter for Rhode Island in 1663 (1603-1683)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

Roger Williams; Williams

Instance hypernyms:

clergyman; man of the cloth; reverend (a member of the clergy and a spiritual leader of the Christian Church)

colonist; settler (a person who settles in a new colony or moves into new country)


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