Jehovah's Witness
noun Date: 1931 a member of a group that witness by distributing literature and by personal evangelism to beliefs in the theocratic rule of God, the sinfulness of organized religions and governments, and an imminent millennium

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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