Definition of Episcopal Church

1. Noun. An autonomous branch of the Anglican Communion in Scotland.

Exact synonyms: Episcopal Church Of Scotland
Generic synonyms: Anglican Church, Anglican Communion, Church Of England
Geographical relationships: Scotland



2. Noun. United States church that is in communication with the see of Canterbury.
Exact synonyms: Protestant Episcopal Church
Generic synonyms: Anglican Church, Anglican Communion, Church Of England
Member holonyms: Episcopalian
Examples of category: Vicar

Definition of Episcopal Church

1. Noun. Any Church whose organization is based around bishops; but especially any Church of the Anglican Communion ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Episcopal Church

Epipactis
Epipactis gigantea
Epipactis helleborine
Epipaleolithic
Epiphany
Epiphany of Our Lord
Epipremnum
Epipremnum aureum
Epirot
Epirote
Epirotes
Epirots
Epirus
Episcia dianthiflora
Episcopal
Episcopal Church (current term)
Episcopal Church of Scotland
Episcopal Churches
Episcopalian
Episcopalianism
Episcopalians
Episcopals
Epistle of James
Epistle of Jeremiah
Epistle of Jude
Epistle of Paul the Apostle to Philemon
Epistle of Paul the Apostle to Titus
Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Colossians
Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Ephesians
Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Galatians

Literary usage of Episcopal Church

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1. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"(8) The Union American Methodist Episcopal Church, organized in 1813 at Wilmington, ... In the United States, beside the Methodist Episcopal Church, ..."

2. Source Book and Bibliographical Guide for American Church History by Peter George Mode (1921)
"A Protestant Episcopal Church in any of the United States not now represented, may at any time hereafter be admitted, on acceding to the articles of this ..."

3. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1910)
"The African Methodist Episcopal Church: Early in the history of American Methodism there was dissatisfaction in the colored membership, who were aroused by ..."

4. Proceedings of the ... Annual Convention by Religious Education Association (1905)
"The number of those who study the courses directly under the auspices of the Methodist Episcopal Church is not now as great as it was, for the reason that ..."

5. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"In 1845 a representative Convention was called; this body, with the approval and participation of Bishop Andrew, organized the Methodist Episcopal Church ..."

6. Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature by H.W. Wilson Company (1909)
"Protestant episcopal church. High church or low church? Outlook. ... Protestant episcopal church In Africa. American church on the west coast of Africa. ..."

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