Definitions for Protestantˈprɒt ə stənt or, for 4,6 , prəˈtɛs tənt
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an adherent of Protestantism
Protestant Church, Protestant(adj)
the Protestant churches and denominations collectively
of or relating to Protestants or Protestantism
"Protestant churches"; "a Protestant denomination"
Any of several denominations of Christianity that separated from the Roman Catholic Church based on theological or political differences during the Reformation.
Someone who is a member of such a denomination.
A modern Christian denomination not belonging to the Catholic or Orthodox traditions.
one who protests; -- originally applied to those who adhered to Luther, and protested against, or made a solemn declaration of dissent from, a decree of the Emperor Charles V. and the Diet of Spires, in 1529, against the Reformers, and appealed to a general council; -- now used in a popular sense to designate any Christian who does not belong to the Roman Catholic or the Greek Church
making a protest; protesting
of or pertaining to the faith and practice of those Christians who reject the authority of the Roman Catholic Church; as, Protestant writers
Origin: [F. protestant, fr. L. protestans, -antis, p. pr. of protestare. See Protest, v.]
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