Doukhobor
also Dukhobor noun Etymology: Russian dukhobor, dukhoborets, from dukh spirit + borets wrestler Date: 1876 a member of a Christian sect of 18th century Russian origin emphasizing the duty of obeying the inner light and rejecting church or civil authority

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