Definitions for gallicanˈgæl ɪ kən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

Gal•li•canˈgæl ɪ kən(adj.)

  1. of or pertaining to the Roman Catholic Church in France. of or pertaining to a school or party of French Roman Catholics, before 1870, advocating the restriction of papal authority.

    Category: Religion

Origin of Gallican:

1590–1600; < ML Gallicānus French, L: of Gaul

Webster Dictionary

  1. Gallican(adj)

    of or pertaining to Gaul or France; Gallic; French; as, the Gallican church or clergy

  2. Gallican(noun)

    an adherent to, and supporter of, Gallicanism


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