Anglo-Catholic
Anglo-Catholic An"glo-Cath"o*lic, n. A member of the Church of England who contends for its catholic character; more specifically, a High Churchman. [1913 Webster]

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  • Anglo-Catholic — Anglo Catholics 1) ADJ: ADJ n The Anglo Catholic part of the Church of England, or of the churches related to it, is the part whose beliefs and practices are similar to those of the Catholic Church. ...Anglo Catholic opponents of women priests.… …   English dictionary

  • Anglo-Catholic — n a Christian who is a member of the part of the Church of England that is similar to the Roman Catholic church >Anglo Catholic adj >.Anglo Ca tholicism n [U] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Anglo-Catholic — [aŋ′glōkath′ə lik] n. a member of the Anglican Communion who stresses its continuous tradition with the Catholic Church before and after the Reformation adj. of Anglo Catholics or their beliefs and practice …   English World dictionary

  • Anglo-Catholic — noun count an Anglican whose beliefs and practices are similar to those of the Catholic Church …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Anglo-Catholic — An glo Cath o*lic, a., Of or pertaining to a church modeled on the English Reformation; Anglican; sometimes restricted to the ritualistic or High Church section of the Church of England. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Anglo-Catholic — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms Anglo Catholic : singular Anglo Catholic plural Anglo Catholics an Anglican whose beliefs and practices are similar to those of the Catholic Church …   English dictionary

  • Anglo-Catholic — adjective Date: 1838 of or relating to a High Church movement in Anglicanism emphasizing its continuity with historic Catholicism and fostering Catholic dogmatic and liturgical traditions • Anglo Catholic noun • Anglo Catholicism noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Anglo-Catholic — noun (C) a Christian who is a member of the part of the Church of England that is similar to the Roman Catholic church Anglo Catholic adjective Anglo Catholicism / .. . ..../ noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Anglo Catholic —    The Historic or Catholic Church exists to day in three main branches or Communions, viz.: The Eastern or Greek Church, the Roman Church, and the Anglican. The term Anglo Catholic is used to describe the Historic Church of the English speaking… …   American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Anglo-Catholic — /æŋgloʊ ˈkæθlɪk/ (say anggloh kathlik) noun 1. someone who practises Anglo Catholicism. 2. an Anglican Catholic, as opposed to a Roman or Greek Catholic. –adjective 3. of or relating to Anglo Catholicism or Anglo Catholics …   Australian English dictionary

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