Huguenotism
noun see Huguenot

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Huguenotism — Hu gue*not*ism, n. [Cf. F. huguenotisme.] The religion of the Huguenots in France. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Huguenotism — See Huguenotic. * * * …   Universalium

  • huguenotism — hu·gue·not·ism …   English syllables

  • huguenotism — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ˌnä]d.ˌizəm, ˌnȯ], ]ˌtiz , ˌnōˌiz noun ( s) Usage: usually capitalized : the doctrines and practices of the French Huguenots …   Useful english dictionary

  • France — /frans, frahns/; Fr. /frddahonns/, n. 1. Anatole /ann nann tawl /, (Jacques Anatole Thibault), 1844 1924, French novelist and essayist: Nobel prize 1921. 2. a republic in W Europe. 58,470,421; 212,736 sq. mi. (550,985 sq. km). Cap.: Paris. 3.… …   Universalium

  • Huguenot — noun Etymology: Middle French, alteration of Middle French dialect (Geneva) eyguenot, adherent of a Swiss political movement, from German dialect eidgnosse confederate Date: 1565 a member of the French Reformed communion especially of the 16th… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Huguenot — Huguenotic, adj. Huguenotism, n. /hyooh geuh not / or, often, /yooh /, n. a member of the Reformed or Calvinistic communion of France in the 16th and 17th centuries; a French Protestant. [1555 65; < F, perh. b. Hugues (name of a political leader… …   Universalium

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”