What does Anglican mean?

Definitions for Anglican
ˈæŋ glɪ kənan·gli·can

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Anglicanadjective

    a Protestant who is a follower of Anglicanism

  2. Anglicanadjective

    of or pertaining to or characteristic of the Anglican church

    "an Anglican bishop"


  1. Anglicannoun

    A member of an Anglican church.

  2. Anglicanadjective

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

  3. Etymology: From Anglicanus, from Anglicus.


  1. anglican

    Anglican refers to anything related to the Church of England or the churches around the world that are in communion with it, including beliefs, rituals, and tradition. It is also used to describe individuals who are members or followers of these churches. This Christian denomination was established as a part of the Protestant Reformation in the 16th century and is distinct for its blend of Protestant and Catholic traditions.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Anglicanadjective

    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. Anglicanadjective

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

  3. Anglicannoun

    a member of the Church of England

  4. Anglicannoun

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

  5. Etymology: [Angli the Angles, a Germanic tribe in Lower Germany. Cf. English.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Anglican

    ang′glik-an, adj. English: belonging to, or characteristic of, the Church of England.—n. Ang′licanism, attachment to English institutions, esp. the English Church: the principles of the English Church.—v.t. Ang′licise, to express in English idiom.—n. Ang′licism, an English idiom or peculiarity of language.—v.t. Ang′lify, to make English.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Anglican in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Anglican in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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