Definitions for Anglicanˈæŋ glɪ kən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

An•gli•canˈæŋ glɪ kən(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to the Church of England.

    Category: Religion

  2. related in origin to and in communion with the Church of England, as various Episcopal churches.

    Category: Religion

  3. Ref: English (def. 8). 1

  4. (n.)a member of the Church of England or of a church in communion with it.

    Category: Religion

  5. a person who upholds the teachings of the Church of England.

    Category: Religion

Origin of Anglican:

1625–35; < ML Anglicānus English


Princeton's WordNet

  1. Anglican(adj)

    a Protestant who is a follower of Anglicanism

  2. Anglican(adj)

    of or pertaining to or characteristic of the Anglican church

    "an Anglican bishop"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. Anglican(noun)ˈæŋ glɪ kən

    a member of the Church of England

    Anglican bishops


  1. Anglican(Noun)

    A member of an Anglican church.

  2. Anglican(Adjective)

    Relating to the Church of England, or one of several related churches, such as those in the Anglican Communion.

  3. Origin: From Anglicanus, from Anglicus.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Anglican(adj)

    english; of or pertaining to England or the English nation; especially, pertaining to, or connected with, the established church of England; as, the Anglican church, doctrine, orders, ritual, etc

  2. Anglican(adj)

    pertaining to, characteristic of, or held by, the high church party of the Church of England

  3. Anglican(noun)

    a member of the Church of England

  4. Anglican(noun)

    in a restricted sense, a member of the High Church party, or of the more advanced ritualistic section, in the Church of England

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(a member) of the Church of England.

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