Gomarist
Gomarist Go"mar*ist, Gomarite Go"mar*ite, n. (Eccl.-Hist.) One of the followers of Francis Gomar or Gomarus, a Dutch disciple of Calvin in the 17th century, who strongly opposed the Arminians. [1913 Webster]

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