Meaning of “African Methodist Episcopal” in the English Dictionary

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"African Methodist Episcopal" in American English

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African Methodist Episcopaladjective, noun [ U ]

/ˈæf·rɪ·kən ˈmeθ·ə·dɪst ɪˌpɪs·kəˈpeɪl·jən/ abbreviation AME

(a member) of a Christian religious group that is one of the Protestant churches:

the oldest African Methodist Episcopal congregation in Orange County

(Definition of “African Methodist Episcopal” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)