church

  • 1 Church — (ch[^u]rch), n. [OE. chirche, chireche, cherche, Scot. kirk, from AS. circe, cyrice; akin to D. kerk, Icel. kirkja, Sw. kyrka, Dan. kirke, G. kirche, OHG. chirihha; all fr. Gr. kyriako n the Lord s house, fr. kyriako s concerning a master or lord …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 Church — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Albert T. Church, Vize Admiral der US Navy Alonzo Church (1903–1995), US amerikanischer Mathematiker Arthur Herbert Church (1834–1915), britischer Autor, Maler und Chemiker Benjamin Church, General der… …

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  • 3 Church — may refer to: Contents 1 Religion 2 People 3 Places 4 Popular music 5 Other uses …

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  • 4 church — [ tʃɜrtʃ ] noun *** count or uncount a building that Christians go to in order to worship. Traditional churches usually contain an altar and long wooden seats facing the altar called pews. The place where the priest or MINISTER stands to talk to… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 5 Church — (iglesia en inglés) puede hacer referencia a: Contenido 1 Apellido 1.1 Personajes 2 Toponimia 3 Música 4 …

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  • 6 CHURCH (A.) — CHURCH ALONZO (1903 ) Mathématicien et logicien, philosophe et historien de la logique, Alonzo Church est né à Washington. Professeur de mathématiques à l’université de Princeton, directeur du Journal of Symbolic Logic , il est selon Kneale «le… …

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  • 7 church — W1S1 [tʃə:tʃ US tʃə:rtʃ] n [: Old English; Origin: cirice, from Late Greek kyriakon, from Greek kyriakos of the lord , from kyrios lord, master ] 1.) a building where Christians go to worship →↑cathedral ▪ a short church service ▪ …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 8 church|y — «CHUR chee», adjective, church|i|er, church|i|est. 1. having to do with or suggestive of a church or the church: »The British House of Lords is as churchy an institution as St. Peter s in Rome (Time) …

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  • 9 CHURCH (F. E.) — CHURCH FREDERIC EDWIN (1826 1900) Peintre américain dont l’œuvre constitue l’expression la plus originale et la plus complète du romantisme dans la peinture américaine. Church a le paysage pour domaine. Élève de Thomas Cole entre 1844 et 1846, il …

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  • 10 church|ly — «CHURCH lee», adjective. 1. of or having to do with a church; ecclesiastical. 2. suitable for a church. –church´li|ness, noun …

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  • 11 church — O.E. cirice church, public place of worship, Christians collectively, from W.Gmc. *kirika (Cf. O.S. kirika, O.N. kirkja, O.Fris. zerke, M.Du. kerke, O.H.G. kirihha, Ger. Kirche), from Gk. kyriake (oikia), kyriakon doma Lord s (house), from kyrios …

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  • 12 church|go|er — «CHURCH GOH uhr», noun. 1. a person who goes to church regularly: »Everyone in the village but the few churchgoers is on the beach (New Yorker). 2. British. a person who attends services of the Established Church, as contrasted with a… …

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  • 13 Church — Church, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Churched}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Churching}.] To bless according to a prescribed form, or to unite with in publicly returning thanks in church, as after deliverance from the dangers of childbirth; as, the churching of… …

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  • 14 church — [chʉrch] n. [ME chirche, kirke < OE cirice (& ON kirkja < OE) < Gmc * kirika < LGr(Ec) * kyrikē < Gr kyriakē (oikia), Lord s (house) < kyriakos, belonging to the Lord < kyrios, ruler < kyros, supreme power < IE base *… …

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  • 15 Church's — Church’s est un fabricant anglais de chaussures fondé en 1873 par Thomas Church et ses trois fils. L entreprise familiale a lentement grandi et emploie aujourd hui près de 700 personnes. Elle est toujours installée principalement dans le quartier …

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  • 16 church — [n1] religious institution, building abbey, basilica, bethel, cathedral, chancel, chantry, chapel, fold, house of God, house of prayer, house of worship, Lord’s house, minster, mission, mosque, oratory, parish, sacellum, sanctuary, shrine,… …

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  • 17 church — ► NOUN 1) a building used for public Christian worship. 2) (Church) a particular Christian organization with its own distinctive doctrines. 3) institutionalized religion as a political or social force. ORIGIN from Greek kuriakon d ma Lord s house …

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  • 18 Church — (spr. Tschörisch), Sir Richard, Brite, befehligte 1813 u. 1814 in Zante ein leichtes griechisches Regiment in englischen Diensten, stand dann in Sicilien u. Malta als General u. bot 1826 den Griechen seine Dienste an. Er landete Anfang 1827 als… …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 19 Church [1] — Church (engl., spr. tschörtsch), Kirche …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 20 Church [2] — Church (spr. tschörtsch), Fabrikort, s. Accrington …

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