Meaning of “the Episcopal Church” in the English Dictionary

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"the Episcopal Church" in British English

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the Episcopal Churchnoun

uk /ɪˌpɪs.kə.pəl ˈtʃɜːtʃ/ us /ɪˌpɪs.kə.pəl ˈtʃɝːtʃ/

Examples from literature

  • Educated at St. John's College, an active member of the Episcopal Church, he was not only a scholar but a devout and exemplary man. 
  • He was offered a high office in the Episcopal Church if he would accede to their terms. 
  • In this same letter she expresses the desire to become a communicant of the Episcopal Church. 
  • The canons of the Episcopal Church forbid any widow or widower to remarry whose former partner is living. 
  • This is seen not only in the Episcopal Church, but also among many other denominations. 

(Definition of “the Episcopal Church” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)