United Brethren
United U*nit"ed, a. Combined; joined; made one. [1913 Webster]

{United Brethren}. (Eccl.) See {Moravian}, n.

{United flowers} (Bot.), flowers which have the stamens and pistils in the same flower.

{The United Kingdom}, Great Britain and Ireland; -- so named since January 1, 1801, when the Legislative Union went into operation.

{United Greeks} (Eccl.), those members of the Greek Church who acknowledge the supremacy of the pope; -- called also {uniats}. [1913 Webster]


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