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ˈæŋ glɪ kənAngli·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.

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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